Translation of "Are you frightened of the snake?"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translation of "Are you frightened of the snake?". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translation of "Are you frightened of the snake?"
Recording Date 1964-10-24
Place of Recording Doomadgee
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Maggie Friday
Elsie Moreland
Alice Gilbert
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R299A, Side B, 556sec to 637.61sec.
Duration 81.61sec
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
Participant: And then I say to you - there's a snake there and I say to you are you frightened? I'm asking you. Are you frightened of the snake? Are you frightened of the snake?
Participant: Are you frightened of the snake?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Say again? (Traditional Language)?
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: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: You.
Researcher: Yeah.
Participant: Frightened for snake.
Researcher: You.
Researcher: Yes.
Researcher: Now, what's the first word before (Traditional Language)?
Researcher: (Traditional Language) something?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Now, if you say that, are you frightened of the snake - say that whole thing for me again, will you?
Researcher: You had -
Participant: First word she said (Traditional Language).
Researcher: Oh, (Traditional Language).
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah, first word.
Participant: Yeah.
Participant: (Traditional Language), I can talk (unclear)
Researcher: Yes, say it. What is it?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: I understand what that means.
Researcher: Yes. Right.
Researcher: I want to just get the words down right.
Participant: The first word they say (Traditional Language). You frightened (unclear) you.
Researcher: Yes.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language). Right.
Participant: That's alright.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah.
Researcher: Correct? Are you frightened of the snake.
Participant: Yeah.
Participant: Mmm.
Researcher: Good. Thank you.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Identifier Group 299

 
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