Translation of sentence in previously recorded conversation, "I'm going to ride a bullock"; about translation of "bullock" from Henry Bloomfield's language

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translation of sentence in previously recorded conversation, "I'm going to ride a bullock"; about translation of "bullock" from Henry Bloomfield's language. (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translation of sentence in previously recorded conversation, "I'm going to ride a bullock"; about translation of "bullock" from Henry Bloomfield's language
Place of Recording Woorabinda
Year available 2015
Contributor Diane Alexander
Eddie Conway
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R333E, 1550.525sec to 1602.335sec.
Duration 51.81sec
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)) Rodeo (Traditional Language)
Participant: ((playback)) Yeah
Participant: ((playback)) (Traditional Language)
Participant: ((playback)) (Traditional Language)
Participant: ((playback)) (Traditional Language)
Participant: ((playback)) Bullock (Traditional Language)
Researcher: That was too-
Participant: Oh, he mean bullock, he going to ride a bullock.
Researcher: Oh.
Participant: (Traditional Language) bullock (Traditional Language).
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (unclear)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: That mean bullock. Now he going to ride, see, he call im (Traditional Language), Norman, (unclear).
Participant: Bloomfield word, (Traditional Language).
Researcher: Oh, yes. (unclear) (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)?
Participant: That means he's going to ride the bullock.
Researcher: Hm. (Traditional Language)?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: I'm going to ride a bullock. Bloomfield says this, does he?
Participant: (unclear) no, Vivian says that. Talking half of Bloomfield's language.
Researcher: Vivian.
Researcher: Oh, I see.
Participant: Yeah, (unclear)
Identifier Group 333

 
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Created: Fri, 05 Jun 2015, 13:19:07 EST by Elizabeth Alvey on behalf of School of Languages and Cultures