Oneida Words & Phrases

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6 Hʌ nok tsi’ yah ki’ nuwʌtu te’wake’waláku

yes but I have never eaten the meat

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5 Nʌ kʌ né: nʌwʌtu shekʌ nén kwah ok thikuné:se’ skawiló:wan̲e̲’

did you ever see the wild turkey?

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4 Hʌ thoki’ Springbank thunése’

yes they are at the Springbank

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3 Nʌ kʌ nise: nʌwʌtu hetskʌ nén wa’kohseskó:

did you ever see the peacock?

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2 Wé:ne kwi tsiskó:ko

I guess the robin

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1 Náhte’ ne na’katsi’tʌslotʌ kwah tyotyelʌtu ʌswawe’ nʌ́: kukwí:te̲

what is the first bird to return in the spring?

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chicken hawk

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