Oneida Words & Phrases

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luwayʌslus tsi’kwilʌtu̲’

she is preparing the squirrel

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nʌ lohsu la’tuslaké:tas

she has scraped all the fat off the raccoon

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o’tusla laketas la’tuslaké:tas

he is scraping the raccoon pelt

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luwayʌslus kwa’yʌh̲a̲’

skinning a rabbit

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luwayʌslus ʌtílu̲

skinning a raccoon

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ʌtilu laya’tahawe̲’

he is holding a raccoon

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shakolihunyʌníhe’ ahutlístay̲ʌ̲’

he is teaching about trapping

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yakote’wá:lute’ oskanútu̲

she is frying the deer meat

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tehni’walulith̲a̲’

cut the meat

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lowanikwʌsátahkwas oskanu:tu̲

draining the blood off the deer