Take Me Home, Country Roads

Take Me Home, Country Roads is a song performed by John Denver, originally released in 1971.(1)(2) The song reflects on memories of West Virginia, although the place names mentioned in the song can only be seen from a single place in West Virginia.

The song was translated into the Morskan dialect of Klingon as hats tawmey juDaq hIDev in August 2019 by Daniel Dadap, who released the lyrics and audio recordings on Github(3)(4) and Soundcloud.(5)

It was separately translated into standard Klingon as juHDaq HIqeng Hatlh taw in September 2020 by Jeremiah Rose, who had been unaware of the previous translation, and who posted the lyrics on Tumblr.(6)

Morskan Lyrics

The chorus of Daniel Dadap's translation follows:(7)
hats tawmey, juDaq hIDev Country Roads, Guide Me Home
hats tawmey, juDaq hIDev Country roads, guide me home
DaqwIj 'obe'mo' naDev because here is not my place
vIrjInya' 'ev, huD'a' SoSoy northwest of Virginia, great mountain's mama
juDaq hIDev, hats tawmey Country roads, guide me home

Standard Klingon Lyrics

The chorus of Jeremiah Rose's translation follows:(8)
juHDaq HIqeng Hatlh taw Country Roads Convey Me Home
juHDaq HIqeng Hatlh taw. Country roads convey me home.
Daqvetlh vImeychu'mo' because I fit that place perfectly
'ev {verjInya}, HuD SoSoy. Northwest Virginia, mountain mama
juHDaq HIqeng Hatlh taw. Country roads convey me home.

See also

References

1 : Take Me Home, Country Roads, Wikipedia, accessed 2020 September 3

2 : John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads (Live from The Wildlife Concert), YouTube, posted 2018 June 27, accessed 2020 September 3

3 : hats tawmey juDaq hIDev, github.com, posted 2019 August 6, accessed 2020 September 3

4 : hats tawmey juDaq hIDev, github.com, posted 2019 August 6, accessed 2020 September 3

5 , 7 : hats tawmey juDaq hIDev, soundcloud.com, accessed 2020 September 3

6 , 8 : juHDaq HIqeng Hatlh taw, jeddatlh.tumblr.com, posted 2020 September 3, accessed 2020 September 4

Category: Music    Latest edit: 05 Sep 2020, by WikiAdmin    Created: 04 Sep 2020 by JeDDatlh
 
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