Oneida Words & Phrases

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shekoli skʌna’kó: kʌ́

hello, are you at peace?

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kheya'takenhas ukwe:hu:we̲

helping the original people

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thundering (month)

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they are fishing

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they are catching fish

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near the river

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1_nʌ ki’ kukwité:ne nʌ ya’kahewe’ tsi’ nihuyohkawiné:se̲

it is now spring, it is time to fish

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2_Sanúhte’ kʌ náhte’ lutsta nʌ uhoyóhkawin̲e̲

do you know what they use when they fish?

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3_hʌ asliyé: kʌs ataslá:ke wahʌnohalʌ̲

yes they put a string on a stick