Translation of phrase in previously recorded conversation, "I'm going to get something"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translation of phrase in previously recorded conversation, "I'm going to get something". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translation of phrase in previously recorded conversation, "I'm going to get something"
Place of Recording Woorabinda
Year available 2015
Contributor Diane Alexander
Eddie Conway
Henry Bloomfield
Vivian Solomon
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R333A, 2173.882sec to 2204.745sec.
Duration 30.863sec
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 Wakka Wakka / Waka Waka / Waga Waga
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: ((playback)) (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Saying something about a spear there, isn't he?
Participant: Mm (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Who said (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language) what Soloman said.
Researcher: Oh, he says that.
Participant: ((playback)) (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language) that means (unclear).
Participant: (Traditional Language) means that, I know what he's, (Traditional Language) means I'm gonna take- get something.
Researcher: Mm.
Participant: But he didn't say the name of what he gonna get there.
Identifier Group 333

 
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Created: Fri, 05 Jun 2015, 13:08:06 EST by Elizabeth Alvey on behalf of School of Languages and Cultures