Scots Wha Hae

Scots Wha Hae is a Scots- and English-language patriotic song of Scotland, written by Robert Burns in 1793.(1) The song was translated as Su': lIDevpu' by Nick Nicholas in 1995 and revised in 2001.(2) This translation refers to Scotland with the historic term "Alba", derived from Scottish Gaelic, although the Klingon term SIqotlan was revealed for the country in 2019.


Nick Nicholas's translation:(3)
Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled, Su': lIDevpu' Wallace noy!
Scots, wham Bruce has aften led; Su': pIj Robert Bruce botoy'!
Welcome to your gory bed, Albangan! DaH 'aw'jaj 'oy',
Or to victorie. pagh DaH wovjaj yay!
Now's the day, and now's the hour; pawpu' rep 'ej pawpu' jaj!
See the front o' battle lour; chollI' may' luHechbogh vaj!
See approach proud Edward's power— chollI' Edward ghom HoSghaj—
Chains and slaverie! HI'tuy, mIr je tay'!
Wha will be a traitor-knave? Su': maghwI' mojHa'qang 'Iv?
Wha can fill a coward's grave? Su': nuch molDaq ba'qang 'Iv?
Wha sae base as be a slave? Su': toy'wI''a' Daqang 'Iv?
Let him turn and flee! Haw'jaj jay' toDSaH!
Wha for Scotland's king and law Alba ta'vaD, chutvaD je
Freedom's sword will strongly draw, tlhab 'etlh lelqangchugh rewbe'—
Free-man stand, or Free-man fa', Heghchugh, jatlhruppa' "choche'":
Let him follow me! 'eH: mutlha'jaj ghaH!
By oppression's woes and pains! not nu'uychoH HI' meqba'!
By your sons in servile chains! not qama'pu' moj puqma'!
We will drain our dearest veins, 'aDmaj quvqu' DItebHa',
But they shall be free! 'ach reH tlhabbej wo'!
Lay the proud usurpers low! DoQrupwI'vaD HuHDaj ngab!
Tyrants fall in every foe! pumDI' wa' jagh, pum jagh nab!
Liberty's in every blow! 'ej maqIpDI', qIp je tlhab!
Let us do, or die! gholvaD majeghQo'!

See also


1 : Scots Wha Hae, Wikipedia, accessed 2020 June 09

2 , 3 : Scots Wha Hae/Su': lIDevpu',, accessed 2020 June 09

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Category: Music    Latest edit: 08 Jul 2020, by WikiAdmin    Created: 10 Jun 2020 by JeDDatlh
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