Who Wants to Live Forever

Who Wants to Live Forever is a 1986 song by the British rock band Queen, written by Brian May for the film "Highlander".(1)(2) The song has been translated into Klingon as yIn rInbe'taH neHqu' 'Iv by Fred Horein.(3)

Lyrics

These lyrics are translated by Fred Horein.

In rInbe'taH neHqu' 'Iv Who Wants an Unding Life?
maHvaD poH tu'be'lu' For us there isn't a time.
maHvaD Daq tu'be'lu' For us there isn't a place.
najmey tebbogh Dochvam 'oH nuq'e' 'ach maHvo' ghoStaH What is this thing that fills dreams? But it goes away from us.
yIn rInbe'taH neHqu' 'Iv Who really wants an unending life?
yIn rInbe'taH neHqu' 'Iv Who really wants an unending life?
maHvaD tul tu'be'lu' For us there isn't a [hope].
maHvaD Hoch'a' wuqlu'ta' For us everything has been decided.
maHvaD wa' belmoHbogh poH neH nobta' qo''a'vam'e' For us, this great world has given just [one] period of time that causes pleasure.
yIn rInbe'taH neHqu' 'Iv Who really wants an unending life?
yIn rInbe'taH neHqu' 'Iv Who really wants an unending life?
muSHa' rInbe'taH 'e' ngIl 'Iv He un-hates. Who dares that he should be unending?
HeghnISmo' Hoch Because everyone must die
'ach wuSDu'maj yIHotchuqmoH but make to touch each other's lips
'ach qo'wIjvaD tIqlIj yIHotmoH but for my world, make to touch your heart
'ej mayInlaH rInbe'taH and we can live, it doesn't end,
'ej mamuSHa'chuq rInbe'taH and we un-hate each other, it doesn't end
DaHjajmaj 'oH rInbe'taHghach'e' Endlessness is our today
yIn rInbe'taH neHqu' 'Iv Who really wants an unending life?
yIn rInbe'taH neHqu' 'Iv Who really wants an unending life?
DaHjajmaj 'oH rInbe'taHghach'e' Endlessness is our today.
muSHa'meH loS 'Iv rInbe'taH In order to un-hate, who waits? It doesn't end.

The song has a few minor errors, which may be treated as artistic license. For example, tul is treated as a noun instead of a verb; one might use tulwI' instead.

See also

References

1 : Who Wants to Live Forever, Wikipedia, accessed 2020 June 15

2 : Queen - Who Wants To Live Forever (Official Video) (English), posted 2008 August 01, accessed 2020 June 15

3 : "yIn rInbe'taH neHqu' 'Iv" ("Who Wants to Live Forever"), khemorex-klinzhai.de, accessed 2020 June 15

Category: Music    Latest edit: 15 Jun 2020, by WikiAdmin    Created: 15 Jun 2020 by JeDDatlh
 
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