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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.