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https://www.duolingo.com/SquirrelFriendJ

I would like some help please.

So, I need help translating a song. I want to translate the theme song to my favorite cartoon Steven Universe. I will put my translation below, and would love help and corrections. Please make it constructive criticism though, thank you.

Eng: We, are the crystal gems. Esperanto: Ni, estas la kristaloj ĝemoj

Eng: We'll always save the day. Esperanto: Ni volas ĉiam savas la tagon.

Eng: And if you think we can't, Esperanto: Kaj se vi pensas ni ne povas,

Eng: we'll always find a way. Esperanto: ni volas ĉiam trovas kutimo.

Eng: That's why the people of this world believe in: Esperanto: Tio estas kial la homoj de tio ĉi mondo kredas en:

Eng: Garnet, Amethyst, and Peal, and Steven! Esperanto: Granate, Ametisto, kaj Perlo, kaj Steven!

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/FlynnCowan

Looks good to me, but I'm far from an expert!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vikungen

Eng: We, are the crystal gems. EO: Ni, estas la kristalaj ĝemoj. (*You can't simply place two nouns after each other like in English, however strange this might seem to English speakers)

Eng: We'll always save the day. EO Ni ĉiam savos la tagon.

Eng: And if you think we can't, EO: Kaj se vi pensas, ke ni ne povas,

Eng: we'll always find a way. Esperanto: ni ĉiam trovos manieron.

Eng: That's why the people of this world believe in: EO: Tio estas kial la homoj de tio ĉi mondo kredas je:

Eng: Garnet, Amethyst, and Peal, and Steven! EO: Grenato, Ametisto, kaj Perlo, kaj Steven!

Enjoy.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SquirrelFriendJ

Thank you! Could you just explain why you would say savos, and trovos please.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vikungen

Ni volas does not mean "we will", it means "we want to".

the -os ending is the future tense, which you will learn further into the course.

Mi dancos = I will dance/I am going to dance (later) Ni manĝos = We will eat.

etc.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SquirrelFriendJ

Thank you!

3 years ago