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ʌtehsatekhunyá:na kwí: nʌ ʌwatunisán̲e̲’

you come over and eat when the corn gets ripe

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né: ki’ ok ní: onʌhakʌ́:lat wakyʌtho̲

all I planted is Indian corn

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okni’í:se tetsyalu kʌ sayʌtho̲

and did you plant both kinds?

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tetsyalu kwí: wakyʌtho kanʌhʌ:ta’ khále’ onʌhakʌláte̲’

I planted both kinds, sweet corn and Indian corn

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nʌ ki’ thoha á:utunisan ka’í:kʌ ó:nʌste̲’

the corn is almost ripe

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hʌ́: nok tsi’ yahakwa tewakʌtí:yo̲

yes I did but it didn’t come up to good

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tsi' niwakahʌtí:yo ó:nʌste sanʌstayʌtho kʌ ni í:s̲e̲

I have a real good crop of corn, did you plant corn?

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rows of corn

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corn stalk