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Never Gonna Give You Up

Never Gonna Give You Up is a 1987 song by Rick Astley, which later became famous in the 2000s for the "rickrolling" Internet prank.(1)(2) The song was co-translated into Klingon as jIyIntaHvIS not qajegh by Chris Lipscombe for the 2013 production of A Klingon Christmas Carol, and was released as a music video in 2015 performed by Christopher Kidder-Mostrom(3).

Lyrics

These lyrics were co-translated by Chris Lipscombe.(4)
IyIntaHvIS not qajegh
nunovbe’ parmaqHey
chutmey DaSov ‘ej vISov je
DaH ‘Iw ‘Ip qalay’ ‘e’ vIbuSbejtaH
Dochmeyvam Dunobbe’ latlh loDpu’ law’
tIqwI’ mu’mey nong qajatlh ‘e’ vIneH
choyajmoH ‘e’ vIHechqu’
jIyIntaHvIS not qajegh
jIyIntaHvIS not qamagh
jIyIntaHvIS not jIqet ‘ej not qachoS
jIyIntaHvIS not qaSaQmoH
jIyIntaHvIS reH qaSum
jIyIntaHvIS not jInep ‘ej not qatoj.
Hochlogh maSovchuqbej. teH ‘oH.
loQ Du’oy’moH tIqlIj
‘e’ DajatlhvIpqu’law’
qen qaSba’taH potlhmey ‘e’ wISovchu’
Quj wIyajchu’ ‘ej Quj wIQujrupqu’
‘ej qa’wI’ Dotlh Dayaj DaneHchugh
DaleghlaHbe’ ‘e’ HIja’Qo’
jIyIntaHvIS not qajegh
jIyIntaHvIS not qamagh
jIyIntaHvIS not jIqet ‘ej not qachoS
jIyIntaHvIS not qaSaQmoH
jIyIntaHvIS reH qaSum
jIyIntaHvIS not jInep ‘ej not qatoj.
jIyIntaHvIS not qajegh
jIyIntaHvIS not qamagh
jIyIntaHvIS not jIqet ‘ej not qachoS
jIyIntaHvIS not qaSaQmoH
jIyIntaHvIS reH qaSum
jIyIntaHvIS not jInep ‘ej not qatoj.
(‘o. not qajegh.)
(‘o. not qajegh.)
(‘o)
jIyIntaHvIS! jIyIntaHvIS!
(not qajegh)
(‘o)
jIyIntaHvIS! jIyIntaHvIS!
(not qajegh)
Hochlogh maSovchuqbej. teH ‘oH.
loQ Du’oy’moH tIqwIj
‘e’ DajatlhvIpqu’law’
qen qaSba’taH potlhmey ‘e’ wISovchu’
Quj wISovchu’ ‘ej Quj wIQujrupqu’
tIqwI’ mu’mey nong qajatlh ‘e’ vIneH
choyajmoH ‘e’ vIHechqu’
jIyIntaHvIS not qajegh
jIyIntaHvIS not qamagh
jIyIntaHvIS not jIqet ‘ej not qachoS
jIyIntaHvIS not qaSaQmoH
jIyIntaHvIS reH qaSum
jIyIntaHvIS not jInep’ ‘ej not qatoj
jIyIntaHvIS not qajegh
jIyIntaHvIS not qamagh
jIyIntaHvIS not jIqet ‘ej not qachoS
jIyIntaHvIS not qaSaQmoH
jIyIntaHvIS reH qaSum
jIyIntaHvIS not jInep ‘ej not qatoj.
jIyIntaHvIS not qajegh
jIyIntaHvIS not qamagh
jIyIntaHvIS not jIqet ‘ej not qachoS
jIyIntaHvIS not qaSaQmoH
jIyIntaHvIS reH qaSum
jIyIntaHvIS not jInep ‘ej not qatoj.

See also

References

1 : Never Gonna Give You Up, Wikipedia, accessed 2020 June 13

2 : Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up (Video) (English), YouTube, posted 2009 October 25, accessed 2020 June 13

3 : jIyIntaHvIS not qajegh - Klingon Rick Roll Parody, YouTube, posted 2015 October 27, accessed 2020 June 13

4 : jIyIntaHvIS not qajegh, wizage.net/bommey, accessed 2020 June 13

External links

Category: Music    Latest edit: 14 Jun 2020, by JeDDatlh    Created: 30 May 2020 by JeDDatlh
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