Translation of "The clothes are dry"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translation of "The clothes are dry". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translation of "The clothes are dry"
Recording Date 1964-10-24
Place of Recording Doomadgee
Year available 2015
Contributor Elwyn Flint
Alice Gilbert
Series Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173
Type audio/wav
Source Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173, Box 57, Tape R298B, 1575.205sec to 1631.305sec.
Duration 56.1sec
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 Yukulta / Gangalidda
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.
Researcher: Now, dry. Ah, I hang the clothes out to dry them. To dry. Oh, dry. The clothes are dry. Dry.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)?
Researcher: (Traditional Language)?
Participant: Oh...
Researcher: (Traditional Language)?
Participant: Oh. (Traditional Language).
Researcher: I see. (Traditional Language), yes?
Participant: Oh, we don't know.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)?
Participant: I don't know what this mean for dry.
Researcher: Um. Not wet, you see. When I wash the clothes, they're wet. I hang them up, they're in the sun, then they're dry. They, they're dry. Ready to wear.
Participant: Yeah.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Yes.
Participant: Down. Huh?
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Just, just the tongue. Ah.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yes.
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: No, not (Traditional Language). (Traditional Language).
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: That's him.
Researcher: (Traditional Language). Good.
Identifier Group 298

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