Researcher asks for translation of "you fell from tree onto me", participants give phrase relating to "fell on one another" and "boy fell from a tree"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Researcher asks for translation of "you fell from tree onto me", participants give phrase relating to "fell on one another" and "boy fell from a tree". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Researcher asks for translation of "you fell from tree onto me", participants give phrase relating to "fell on one another" and "boy fell from a tree"
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 B, 1078.7sec to 1174.23sec.
Duration 95.53sec
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: You fell from tree on me. You're up there, and I'm sitting here, and you fell from tree on me. You fell from tree on me.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language) Yes
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Yes
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah
Researcher: Now, I say this, (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: What?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language) is (Traditional Language) right?
Participant: Yeah
Participant: Yeah
Researcher: And (Traditional Language)
Participant: Mm
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Now, yes now you (Traditional Language) means what?
Participant: Trample
Researcher: What?
Participant: Fall under one another
Researcher: Fall
Researcher: Fall on, yes,
Researcher: What's (Traditional Language) mean?
Participant: Down
Researcher: Down
Participant: (unclear)
Participant: (unclear)
Researcher: What's (Traditional Language) mean?
Participant: Top
Participant: Up
Researcher: Up
Researcher: (Traditional Language) means?
Participant: From (Traditional Language) that's tree
Researcher: From tree
Participant: Mm
Researcher: From
Participant: From tree, (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language) fall down
Researcher: Oh I see
Researcher: Yes
Researcher: Now, (Traditional Language) means what?
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: What's (Traditional Language) mean by itself?
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: That's the one
Participant: That boy bin fall down
Researcher: That boy, is it?
Participant: Mm
Researcher: (Traditional Language)?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: That boy
Participant: Yeah
Researcher: Fall down
Participant: Tramp the ground
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language) up from (Traditional Language) tree
Participant: Mm
Participant: Yeah, you got it
Identifier Group 299

 
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