Oneida Words & Phrases

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1. Sanúhte’ kʌ to:nihoti’taláke nén Onʌyota’a:ka̲

1. Do you know how many clans Oneida people have?

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3. Hao’ kwi tasna’tuni nén tsi’ nihoti’taló:tʌse̲’

3. You name the clans then

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4. Hao’ ohkwá:li a’nó:wal khále’ othayú:ni̲

4. Ok, bear, turtle and wolf

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5. Sanúhte’ káti’ kʌ tsi’ sanulha tsi’ nityakotwatsilí:nu né: katáti

5. Do you know that you follow your mother’s line?

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7. Teyotuhutsyu kwi né: ahonanuhteke’ ka’i:kʌ nén ukwahwá:tsile̲’

7. Our families should know this

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tsi' yekunya'takhwa̲’


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tsi’ yelatʌstakhwa̲’

steps or stairs