Oneida Words & Phrases

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There are approximately 56 categories. Please note: Oneida viewers/users are advised that the content of this website may contain images and voices of persons who are no longer with us.  Also the phrases found in the category “Community Places” are repeated 3 times with one button click. 


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Shekolí tsi’ ni wakatshánu:ni̲

hello I am so happy

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my grandfather

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my grandmother

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né: ka’í:kʌ aknulhá

this is my mother

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né: ka’í:kʌ lake’niha̲

this is my father

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úhka’ sanulhá

who is your mother?

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úhka’ náhte’ ya’níha̲

who is your father?

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úhka’ ka’í:kʌ̲

who is this?

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né: ka’í:kʌ laowá:tsil̲e̲’

this is his family

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né: ka’í:kʌ akohwá:tsil̲e̲’

this is her family