Translations of "I am tired", and "sleepy"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translations of "I am tired", and "sleepy". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translations of "I am tired", and "sleepy"
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, 1784.48sec to 1824.67sec.
Duration 40.19sec
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.
Researcher: Look
Researcher: Oh no, sorry, sleep. I'm tired, I sleep.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Oh, just one moment
Researcher: Just my backside is (unclear)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: That's mean you are tired.
Participant: You want to have a lie down.
Researcher: (Traditional Language) means
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Means "I am tired", does it?
Participant: Yeah
Researcher: I am tired, and (Traditional Language) means?
Participant: (Traditional Language) that's knocked up.
Researcher: Oh knocked up, is it?
Participant: Yeah
Researcher: Well what's sleep, then?
Participant: Well that's the (Traditional Language).
Researcher: (Traditional Language) I sleep.
Researcher: I am knocked up. Good.
Identifier Group 297

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