Oneida Words & Phrases

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kutikhu:níhe̲’

the cooks

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tehútkwa̲’

dancers

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kanuhelatúksla’

thanksgiving address

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kalihwíy̲o̲

good message

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kanushésn̲e̲

longhouse

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kʌtyóhkwa̲

people

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tehutanʌhelá:tuhe̲’

giving thanks

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5. Yʌhʌshawe’ kʌ onu’usláko yetsistalakhwa̲’

Are you going to take a pumpkin lantern?

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4. Hʌ wé:ne kwi laskan akwʌnya’ ʌkatse̲’

Yes I’m going to put on a skeleton costume.

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3. Ʌsahste’ kʌ yohtlut akwʌnya’

Are you going to wear a scary costume?