Translation of "My dog died last night"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translation of "My dog died last night". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translation of "My dog died last night"
Recording Date 1964-10-24
Place of Recording Doomadgee
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Maggie Friday
Robert Friday
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R299A, Side A, 1733.8sec to 1865.99sec.
Duration 132.19sec
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 Waanyi / Wanyi
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.
Transcript
Researcher: My dog died last night. My dog died last night.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: What?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Mmm. That's the last night he bin died, my dog.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language) - now, I haven't got the first right. (Traditional Language), I've got. Now -
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language). I've got that alright. Now, what's the (Traditional Language) -
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language), that's the die.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language), well, that last night, like -
Researcher: (Traditional Language), is it?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: He said his dog -
Researcher: Yes, but -
Participant: Die.
Participant: Died.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Last night.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah, (Traditional Language).
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah.
Participant: I think it's too rough for you and hard.
Researcher: Now, look, if I say this, am I - is this exactly what you mean? (Traditional Language).
Participant: Yeah. (Traditional Language).
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: That one died and this dog die.
Researcher: Dog died.
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: Dog died is (Traditional Language).
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: What's - where's the (Traditional Language) come in? (Traditional Language).
Participant: (Traditional Language). That dog died last night.
Researcher: Oh (Traditional Language). Which means last night?
Participant: Well, that dog.
Researcher: (Traditional Language) is dog.
Participant: Yes, (Traditional Language).
Researcher: What's last night? (Traditional Language), is it?
Participant: Yeah, (Traditional Language).
Researcher: Oh (Traditional Language). What?
Participant: (unclear)
Participant: Yeah.
Participant: (Traditional Language) means last night.
Researcher: (Traditional Language) or (Traditional Language)?
Participant: I mean that's the last night, (Traditional Language).
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: (Traditional Language), then?
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: Is that correct?
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: Oh good.
Participant: That's correct.
Researcher: (Traditional Language), last night.
Participant: Mmm.
Researcher: (Traditional Language) is dog and (Traditional Language) die.
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: My dog died last night.
Identifier Group 299

 
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