Translation of "to soak (clothes)"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translation of "to soak (clothes)". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translation of "to soak (clothes)"
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, 2140.875sec to 2176.265sec.
Duration 35.39sec
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 word
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, there's water in the tub. I put the clothes in so that they soak. So that the water goes through them. Soak. Soak. The word for to soak. You know, the water, water, the clothes soak up.
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: What, what?
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)?
Participant: One short. (Traditional Language).
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: Oh. (Traditional Language)?
Participant: Yeah, (Traditional Language).
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: Yeah, that's the water and clothes soak, soak in the tub.
Researcher: Ah soak.That's to soak. (Traditional Language) soak. (Traditional Language) to soak.
Participant: Yeah.
Participant: Yeah.
Identifier Group 298

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