Translation of phrase in previously recorded conversation, "I'm laughing at you"

Flint, Elwyn Henry Translation of phrase in previously recorded conversation, "I'm laughing at you". (Elwyn Flint Collection, UQFL 173)

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Creator Flint, Elwyn Henry
Title Translation of phrase in previously recorded conversation, "I'm laughing at you"
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, 1890.62sec to 1928.172sec.
Duration 37.552sec
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.
Participant: ((playback)) (Traditional Language)
Participant: That would mean, I say now, you laughing, (Traditional Language)
Researcher: You laughing.
Participant: Yeah, well, that mean...
Participant: (Traditional Language), that mean laughing.
Researcher: You laugh, (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: What was the word before (Traditional Language)?
Researcher: You.
Researcher: Ah.
Participant: No, (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Participant: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: (Traditional Language)
Researcher: That means "we", you, me.
Participant: Yeah, thats mean "I laughing at you now".
Researcher: I, you.
Researcher: Laugh.
Researcher: Laughing at you.
Participant: Yeah.
Identifier Group 333

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Created: Fri, 05 Jun 2015, 13:06:44 EST by Elizabeth Alvey on behalf of School of Languages and Cultures