Translation of "throat", discussion of relationship with word for "neck"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translation of "throat", discussion of relationship with word for "neck". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translation of "throat", discussion of relationship with word for "neck"
Recording Date 1964-10-20
Place of Recording Yarrabah
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Dick Moses
unidentified participant
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R294, 161.76sec to 201.27sec.
Duration 39.51sec
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 word
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: And neck.
Researcher: Whole neck.
Researcher: All of the neck.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: It'll be the same as this.
Participant: Yeah, same as that.
Researcher: Is it (Traditional Language) or (Traditional Language)?
Participant: You mighta change that, ah you can't change that.
Background: (Traditional Language) isn't really inside the neck.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Background: (unclear)
Participant: Yeah.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: The same.
Background: (unclear) would say (unclear)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Yes.
Participant: (Traditional Language) for that one.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Background: (Traditional Language) inside.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language) inside.
Researcher: Inside?
Background: Yeah, that's the throat.
Participant: That's the throat.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: And then (Traditional Language) is the...
Participant: Neck now,
Participant: All neck.
Researcher: All the neck.
Participant: (unclear)
Researcher: I see, (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Ah.
Background: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language) neck.
Researcher: Ah.
Participant: Throat.
Researcher: I see.
Identifier Group 294

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Created: Fri, 15 May 2015, 01:24:21 EST by Mr Andrew Martlew on behalf of School of Languages and Cultures