Researcher asks for translation of "The boy did not put the fire out", participants give another phrase relating to a fire

Flint, Elwyn Henry Researcher asks for translation of "The boy did not put the fire out", participants give another phrase relating to a fire. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Researcher asks for translation of "The boy did not put the fire out", participants give another phrase relating to a fire
Recording Date 1964-10-24
Place of Recording Doomadgee
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Maggie Friday
Elsie Moreland
Robert Friday
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R299E, Side A, 2258.2sec to 2306.36sec.
Duration 48.16sec
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: Oh no, I didn't mean that,
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: No, I meant.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (unclear)
Researcher: The boy,
Researcher: Shoulda put out fire, but did not, the boy shoulda put fire out, but did not.
Participant: Mm.
Researcher: Say, I wanna say, "You did not put out the fire". You did not put out the fire.
Participant: You never put out that fire.
Researcher: Somebody's saying, "he put out fire, he did not put out fire".
Researcher: What you-
Participant: I say (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language) yes.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: No (unclear)
Participant: No, no use to say im again.
Participant: No.
Researcher: I want to say "The boy did not put out the fire".
Participant: Don't have that fire tell that boy.
Participant: (unclear)
Participant: Don't you have that fire I want.
Participant: He wanted boy.
Researcher: No I don't mean that, I don't mean that.
Identifier Group 299

 
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