Oneida Words & Phrases

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You pick it up

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Hanyo! Hanyo!

Come on! Come on!

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6. Onkwat káti kʌ nén siksik otahsa̲’

Is the mullen used for medicine?

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5. Náhte’ né: onukwat nén olhohte’kó:

What do you use burdock as a medicine for?

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4. Ihseks kʌ nise: nén onitshewʌ́:ta̲’

Do you eat milkweed?

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3. Seká:se’ kʌ nén oneklʌta̲’

Do you like morels?

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2. Se’nikúlalak tá:kʌ só:tsi yʌsatla’nʌtak tsi’ yotú:ni nén yakohʌ:tálahse̲

Watch, don’t get to close to the poison ivy

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1. Oyu’kwa’uwe né: lutsta’ nén ukwehuwe nʌ tʌhatitalʌ nén shukwaya’tisu’

Native people use Indian tobacco when they talk to the Creator.

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Sáyʌ: kʌ

Do you have _____?