Oneida Words & Phrases

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oskanu:tú laya’tihal̲e̲’

the deer is hanging

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kayelihatut kwi ʌskuk

see you Thursday

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hetsha’takénha’ yahashʌ thí:kʌ̲

you help carry that (item)

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se’nikulalak thí:kʌ̲

be careful with that!

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ha o:nʌ̲

Go! or Action!

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tsya tal o:nʌ̲

picture is ready

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7. Kahule’ ki’ khále’ onʌya ʌhunutste tsi’ lutó:lats

They are going to use a gun and bullets for their hunt.

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6. Tah yeya’akta kih lútsta̲

No, they are using the spear.

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5. Lútsta káti kʌ nén kánhya̲’

Are they using the flint?