Translation of "are you frightened of a snake?"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translation of "are you frightened of a snake?". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translation of "are you frightened of a snake?"
Recording Date 1964-10-23
Place of Recording Doomadgee
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Bindie West (Moreland)
Stumpy George
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R297A, 1682.839sec to 1738.598sec.
Duration 55.759sec
Language eng
Rights Please contact the Fryer Library, The University of Queensland Library to inquire about this work.
License Creative Commons Attribution noncommercial no derivatives

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Subject Garrwa / Garrawa / Garawa / Karawa
Genres Traditional language sentence
Abstract/Summary This collection comprises written documents and recordings collected by Elwyn Flint, mostly as part of his long term research project in the 1960s, known as the Queensland Speech Survey. The survey includes recordings of Indigenous Languages spoken by Aboriginal people all over the state and those spoken in the Torres Strait Islands. It remains the largest and broadest collection of languages spoken in Queensland in the 20th century.
Keyword Aboriginal Australians -- Languages
Queensland Speech Survey
English Language -- Dialects – Australia
Advisory Statement Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander material and information accessed on this site may be culturally sensitive for some individuals and communities. The University of Queensland has approval from traditional owners and/or descendants of the people who participated in Elwyn Flint’s Queensland Speech Survey in the 1960s.
Acknowledgements This project is supported by the Australian National Data Service (ANDS). ANDS is supported by the Australian Government through the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy Program.
Researcher: And then (Traditional Language), are you frightened of a snake. You gave me (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language). Now, will you say it again?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Yeah.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language), that's frightened.
Participant: I'm frightened, that snake might bite me.
Researcher: Could you say (Traditional Language), the other one, (Traditional Language)?
Researcher: Or, just, you cut out the (Traditional Language), did you?
Participant: No, (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah, (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Yes.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language). No (Traditional Language) in there?
Participant: Huh?
Researcher: You - what I had written down was (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Yes, but do you put the (Traditional Language) in or put - take it out? Do you say - will you say that again? Are you frightened of a snake. The whole thing.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Ah, good.
Researcher: Good, thank you.
Identifier Group 297

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Created: Thu, 14 May 2015, 21:18:37 EST by Mr Andrew Martlew on behalf of School of Languages and Cultures