Researcher asks for translation of "call out"/"sing out", participant gives word for "come on", says he has forgotten word for "call out"/"sing out"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Researcher asks for translation of "call out"/"sing out", participant gives word for "come on", says he has forgotten word for "call out"/"sing out". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Researcher asks for translation of "call out"/"sing out", participant gives word for "come on", says he has forgotten word for "call out"/"sing out"
Recording Date 1964-10-23
Place of Recording Doomadgee
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Bindie West (Moreland)
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R297B, 692.71sec to 727.58sec.
Duration 34.87sec
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 descendants of the people who participated in Elwyn Flint’s Queensland Speech Survey in 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.
Transcript
Researcher: Now, to call out. He is calling out to you. Call out. Sing out.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: That means "sing out", does it?
Participant: Sing out, come on.
Researcher: Oh no, no, well that "come on", but now, simply say, "he is calling out to you".
Researcher: Sing out, the verb to sing out. To sing out, I call out. How do you say, "I call out"?
Participant: (unclear) now,
Participant: I forget all (unclear)
Researcher: Oh yes
Researcher: Oh I see, good okay. Calling out, calling out. Good.
Identifier Group 297

 
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