Oneida Words & Phrases

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7. We:ne ki’ wah

I think so

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6. Thokʌ wahse’ tsi’ tehútkwa̲’

Are you going to where they are dancing?

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5. Kwa’nyohkwi: satshá:nit

Boy, you are a good worker!

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4. Wakheya’takenhása’ nén kutikhú:ni̲h̲e̲’

I am going to help the cooks.

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3. Wa’katahusatata’ ki’ nén kalihwí:yo̲

I am going to listen to the good message.

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2. Hʌ ok ni’í:se̲

Yes, how about you?

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1. Kanuhsésne kʌ wáhse̲’

Are you going to the longhouse?

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let us give thanks

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different kinds of foods

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the cooks