Quotes from the children (Zelda: Majora's Mask)

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Quotes from the children (Zelda: Majora's Mask)

Post by Iyionaku » Wed 10 Jan 2018, 16:16

As there have not been many translation challenges in last time, I thought I'd revive the section a little. In the computer game Zelda: Majora's Mask, there are some pretty interesting quotes from some "children" in the end of the game that I thought would be nice as a challenge.

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All: Heh heh... Thanks... You're nice. Umm... Can I ask... a question?

Odolwa: Your friends... What kind of... people are they? I wonder... Do those people... think of you... as a friend?

Goht: You... What makes you...happy? I wonder... What makes you happy... Does it make...others happy, too?

Gyorg: The right thing... What is it? I wonder... If you do the right thing... Does it really make... everybody...happy?

Twinmold: Your true face... What kind of... face is it? I wonder... The face under the mask... Is that... your true face?

Majora: Do you want to play with me? OK, let's play good guys against bad guys... I'll be the good guy, and you'll be the bad guy, and when you're the bad guy, you just run.


[Feel free to skip the ellipsis points if they bother you!]
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Re: Quotes from the children (Zelda: Majora's Mask)

Post by Reyzadren » Thu 11 Jan 2018, 02:04

:con: griuskant (without the conscript)

uv; ost az zoti. aesk kan suazha evas urva?
/'uv. 'ɔst az 'zɔti. 'esk kan 'suaʒa 'əvas urva/
all. 2SG is good-V. 1SG can ask-V something Q

odolwa; ostae stens az va erkuid? aesk ijspaezha raeses stensa ost urva?
/'ɔdɔlwa. 'ɔste 'stəns az 'va 'ərkuid? 'esk 'idʒspeʒa 'resəs 'stənsa 'ɔst urva/
odolwa. 2SG-POSS friend is what creature.type. 1SG advanced.think-V 3PL friend-V 2SG Q

got; va kan reba ost? aesk ijspaezha zhaeth zhed reba ost kan uvzaei reba engaen er urva?
/'gɔt. 'va kan 'rəba 'ɔst? 'esk 'idʒspeʒa 'ʒeθ ʒəd 'rəba 'ɔst kan 'uvzei 'rəba 'əŋen 'ər urva/
goht. what can happy-V 2SG. 1SG advanced.think-V thing REL can also happy-V 2SG can happy-V other creature Q

giorg; silshaei zhaeth az va? aesk ijspaezha oc ost ara silshaei zhaeth zher uvis daega rebi urva?
/'giɔrg. 'silʃei 'ʒeθ az 'va? 'esk 'idʒspeʒa ɔc 'ɔst 'ara 'silʃei 'ʒeθ ʒər 'uvis 'dega 'rəbi urva/
gyorg. correct-A thing is what. 1SG advanced.think if 2SG do-V correct-A thing then everyone become-V happy-A Q

tuinmould; ostae caeimi haub az iki va? aesk ijspaezha zhae haub zhed az deg wun az ostae caemi haub urva?
/'tuinmɔuld. 'ɔste 'tʃeimi 'haub az 'iki 'va? 'esk 'idʒspeʒa ʒe 'haub ʒəd az dəg 'wun az 'oste 'tʃeimi 'haub urva/
twinmold. 2SG-POSS real-A face is like what. 1SG advanced.think that face REL is behind mask is 2SG-POSS real-A face Q

majora; ost skuya zaula vaezh aesk urva? aeskes arar oezonzaul. aesk daega ijstuisi er uns ost daega ijbraumi er zhaeza yav curar.
/'madʒɔra. 'ɔst 'skuja 'zaula veʒ 'esk urva. 'eskes 'arar 'ɯzɔnzaul. 'esk 'dega 'idʒstuisi 'ər uns 'ɔst 'dega 'idʒbraumi 'er 'ʒeza 'jav 'tʃurar/
majora. 2SG want-V play-V with 1SG Q? 1PL do-V-IMP intra-NN.play. 1SG become-V advanced.kind creature and-PL 2SG become-V advanced.cruel creature therefore-V just run-V-IMP
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