Researcher explains purpose of elicitation, to compare words in different languages

Flint, Elwyn Henry Researcher explains purpose of elicitation, to compare words in different languages. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Researcher explains purpose of elicitation, to compare words in different languages
Recording Date 1964-10-17
Place of Recording Yarrabah
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Parmenas Mundubbery
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R291, Side A, 2219.802sec to 2234.365sec.
Duration 14.563sec
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 Yidiny / Yidindji
Genres Conversation
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: You see, these things are very hard to explain, aren't they.
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: See they want,
Researcher: They've got these in all the languages.
Researcher: They want to sort of compare them, you see.
Researcher: Because then they know whether one language is the same as another.
Researcher: Well these are all meanings, you see, and...
Researcher: They're quite a few.
Participant: (unclear)
Identifier Group 291

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Created: Fri, 15 May 2015, 01:13:53 EST by Mr Andrew Martlew on behalf of School of Languages and Cultures