Oneida Words & Phrases

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ʌwa:tú: kʌ

is it possible?

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you will come and get it

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it is ripe

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to pick beans

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butter beans

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é:lhal khále’ takós ki’ swatyehlʌ kanúsku ni nákehle̲’

sometimes the dog and cat live in the house

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kátsha’ kayʌ kanúsku kutinakehle̲’

which ones live in the house?

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otyake’ ki’ kanúsku kutinakehle̲’

some live in the house(animals)

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kátsha’ káti’ né: nú: nikutinakehle’ nén katshé:nʌ̲:

where do the domestic animals live?

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kalhaku né: kutinakehle’ nén kutilyó’shuha̲

wild animals live in the forest