Oneida Words & Phrases

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kaya’taslú:ni̲

decorated

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kakhwaku’ushu̲

good food

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waté:slehse̲’

sleigh

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shakó:wihe̲’

Santa Claus or he who gives

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oskanú:tu̲

reindeer

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teyutatá:wihe̲’

exchanging gifts

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wʌhnislo:wán

big day or Christmas

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7. Takʌ’ ʌsesa’nikulhʌ tsi’ ʌsatste’ yunihtyákta̲

Don’t forget to wear the scarf.

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6. Ʌsatste’ kwi: anyá:nawʌ̲

you wear gloves

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5. Ʌwá:tu ki’ onyʌte’ laya’tunyá:tu ʌtwatú:ni̲

we can make a snow man