Research tries to check translation of "hit with the hand", some confusion, may have wrong phrase

Flint, Elwyn Henry Research tries to check translation of "hit with the hand", some confusion, may have wrong phrase. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Research tries to check translation of "hit with the hand", some confusion, may have wrong phrase
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, 2556.31sec to 2603.29sec.
Duration 46.98sec
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: To hit with the hand, (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: No, you gave me here (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Oh no, no, no, I'm sorry. No, no. No, no. Right.
Researcher: Hit with the hand, you gave (Traditional Language), is it?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: What's (Traditional Language) mean?
Participant: (Traditional Language), that's get im, to pick im up.
Researcher: Pick im up is it? To hit, to hit, to hit with the hand.
Participant: That one (Traditional Language), that one I give you first, I think.
Researcher: To hit with the hand.
Participant: Yeah, (Traditional Language)
Researcher: What?
Researcher: Just one moment to check. Step on, step on, step on. To hit with the hand, yes.
Researcher: Oh no, wait a minute.
Researcher: What have I got, step on, step on.
Identifier Group 297

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Created: Thu, 14 May 2015, 21:32:44 EST by Mr Andrew Martlew on behalf of School of Languages and Cultures