Oneida Words & Phrases

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2. Kátsha’ káti’ né: nú: nikutinakehle’ nén katshé:nʌ̲:

where do the domestic animals live?

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1. Kalhaku né: kutinakehle’ nén kutilyó’shuha̲

wild animals live in the forest

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domestic animals

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wild animals

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7. ashʌ ki’ né: nahoti’talake nén Onʌyota’á:ka

Oneida people have three clans

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6. thayú:ni né: na’ako’taló:tʌ nén aksotha̲

wolf is my grandmother’s clan

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5. náhte’ kati né: na’ako’taló:tʌ nén sahsotha̲

what is your grandmother’s clan?

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4. a’nó:wal né: naho’taló:tʌ nén lake’niha̲

turtle is my fathers clan

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3. ok nen ya’niha náhte’ né: naho’taló:tʌ̲’

what about your father, what is his clan?