Oneida Words & Phrases

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He is hunting.

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7. Lute: kwi tekahwistáne’ sʌ

They say it is also going to be icy.

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6. Hʌ wé:ne kih tsi’ tyohkwislu yota’klokwʌ

yes, I think it is snowing quite hard.

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5. Wé:ne tsi’ yota’klókwʌ

I think it’s snowing.

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4. Hʌ tsi’ ki’ niyowelahwistu̲

Yes, the wind is really cold.

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3. Nʌ kʌ tayotholati

Is it getting cold?

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2. Hʌ wahutolatha’ kih

Yes, they are going hunting.

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1. Lutó:lats kʌ nén kʌ’nitotiyʌsah

Are the young men hunting?