Translation of "Tell me/ Explain to me"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translation of "Tell me/ Explain to me". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translation of "Tell me/ Explain to me"
Recording Date 1964-10-17
Place of Recording Yarrabah
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Charlie Fourmile
Parmenas Mundubbery
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R291, Side B, 1329.688sec to 1382.892sec.
Duration 53.204sec
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 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: Tell me, tell me,
Researcher: Say you say to me, "tell me something".
Researcher: Tell me.
Researcher: Tell me.
Participant: You gotta talk to him a bit loud.
Researcher: Am I?
Researcher: I see.
Researcher: Tell me. You say "tell me".
Researcher: I say "tell me."
Participant: Ah.
Researcher: Tell me.
Researcher: How do you say in your language "tell me"?
Participant: What you say?
Researcher: Tell me.
Participant: Tell you.
Researcher: Yes.
Researcher: You want me to say something to you. Say tell me something, tell me who you are or something. Tell me.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Good.
Participant: You know, explain to me.
Researcher: (Traditional Language) yes, good.
Identifier Group 291

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Created: Fri, 15 May 2015, 01:19:22 EST by Mr Andrew Martlew on behalf of School of Languages and Cultures