Re: CHAT: "La Bandera Estrellada"
|From:||Herman Miller <hmiller@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, August 20, 2000, 20:36|
On Fri, 4 Aug 2000 01:01:15 -0400, Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...> wrote:
>Danny Wier wrote:
>> Anyway, I better ask -- is there an "official" Spanish version of "The
>> Star-Spangled Banner"?
>Interesting question. And if so, how many other languages are there
>official versions in?
>And, ObConlang - has anyone translated it into their language? Don't
>think I'd want to try in W, words like "rockets" and "bombs" would be
>hard to translate for a people without gunpowder. :-)
I translated it into Olaetian once, a very long time ago. I can still
remember some of it. It was a pretty amateurish translation, a too literal
equivalent of English, with words arbitrarily coined and altered to fit the
meter and rhyme. But that must have been around 20 years ago.