Oneida Words & Phrases

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ʌwá:tu kánke káti’ ʌteskóhn̲a̲

yes it is possible, when will you come after it?

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ʌwá:tu kʌ óstuha akuhní:n̲u̲

is it possible to buy some from you?

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hʌ́: nʌ sok wah

yes, they are ripe already

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okna’ kʌ yotunisu

is it ripe already?

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nʌ kyále’ yakahéwe’ aetwasahé:taku ohyotshél̲i̲

it is time to pick butter beans

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two dollars

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two quarts

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one quart

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how much is it?

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yes it is possible