November 10, 2012

Let's Learn Together: 일어나 (Stand Up) // J-Min

Let's Learn Together:  일어나 (Stand Up) // J-Min



Song:  일어나 (Stand Up)
Artist:  J-Min
Album:  아름다운 그대에게 OST
Lyrics:  naver.com
Photo:  naver.com

English:  10 / 10
Translation Difficulty:  2 / 10




Please credit "auditionadviceandthoughts@blogspot.com" or "angelsfallfast" when using the English translation.
[Edited 3/1/14]

Just A Few Words:
I just love this song!  It's great to see that J-Min is still up and kicking in the Korean market.  It's also a great song because of its message.  If you are having a bad day, this is the song to listen to!

English:  9 / 10
The pronunciation is dead on, but "one more try" is a tad awkward...

Translation Difficulty:  2 / 10

10 Words:

  1. 일어나다 (verb):  to get up, to stand up [from a place]
  2. 힘들다 (adjective):  to be hard, to be strenuous [physically]
  3. 힘겹다 (adjective):  to be hard, to be difficult
  4. 포기 (noun):  abandonment // (verb):  to give up on, to abandon
  5. 지키다 (verb):  to guard, to take care of;  to keep, to obey
  6. 지켜보다 (verb):  to watch [closely], to wait and see
  7. 당당하다 (adjective):  confident, dignified;  majestic
  8. 구름 (noun):  cloud(s)
  9. 미래 (noun):  future
  10. 어깨 (noun):  shoulder(s)

Credit:  dic.naver.com

Politeness Level:
Casual
The singer(s) are comfortable to the audience.  They are close friends, family, or in a relationship.


일어나 (Stand Up)
Stand Up (Stand Up)
-->  Get Up (Stand Up)

싦이 힘들어도 끝까지 포기 말아 하늘이 네 곁을 지켜줄 거야
life + [SUB] // strenuous + even if // (the) end + until // give up (on) + don't /// sky; heavens + [SUB] // your // side + [OBJ] // protect + {future}
Even if life is strenuous, don't give up until the end.  The heavens will protect your side.
-->  Even if life is hard, don't give up until the end.  The heavens will be watching over you.
--->  Even if life's hard, don't give until the bitter end.  Heaven will be watching over you.
너의 발걸음이 힘겨워 소리 내어
you + [POS] // step(s) + [SUB] // to be difficult /// sound // to give
Your footsteps are heavy.  [They] {make a sound} out loud.
주저앉아 한숨 지어 보지만
to collapse /// sigh // to sink // to get; to have + but
[You] {try} to collapse.  [You] try to (sigh a sigh), but
-->  You try to collapse.  You try to sigh a sigh but.
--->  *You want to collapse and sigh, defeated, but
---->  *You want to give up, defeated, but
한번 더! One more try
one + [COUNT] // more + ! // One more try
One more, one more try

당당하게 하늘을 봐 이제 시작일 뿐이야 어깰 펴
majestic + [MOD] // sky; heavens + [OBJ] // to see + {try} /// Now // start + to be + {no choice but} // shoulder(s) + [OBJ] // square [straighten up] <one's> shoulder(s)
(Try) to look at the majestic sky.  Now is only the beginning.  Square your shoulders.
-->  Look up at the majestic sky.  This is only the beginning.  Square your shoulders.
--->  Look up at the majestic sky.  Square your shoulders because this is just the beginning.
네 안에 같은 네가 있어 힘들어도 포기 말아 너의 미래 
your // inside + [LOC] // to be like + [v. to n.] // your + [SUB] // to exist /// difficult + even if // give up (on) + don't /// you + [POS] // future
Be you who is like your insides.  Even if it's difficult don't give up on your future.
-->  Be you who are on the inside.  Even if it's hard, don't give up on your future.
--->  Be yourself.  Even if it's hard, don't give up your future.
일어나 손을 잡아 세상을 가져
Stand up // hand + [OBJ] // take; grasp /// world + [OBJ] // to possess
Stand up (Get up).  Take my hand.  Own the world.
---> Get up and take my hand.  The world is yours.

시간이 흐르면 꽃잎이 떨어지듯이 구름은 비를 약속해 
Time + [SUB] // to pass + if // (flower) petal(s) + [SUB] // to fall +like // cloud(s) + [TOP] // rain + [OBJ] // to promise
Like flower petals fall as time passes, the clouds promise rain
-->  The clouds promise rain like flower petal fall as time passes.
--->  *Life goes on.
몸부림 쳐봐도 하늘의 마음대로 달라질 수 있어 Don’t worry Never mind
struggle // to hit + {try} + even if // sky; heavens + [POS] // as one likes [pleases] // to change; to alter + {ability to do} /// Don't worry Never mind
Even if you're struggling, the heavens can change as they please.  Don't worry never mind.
-->  Even if you're struggling, your luck can change.  Don't worry Never mind.
그날을 기다려
that + day + [OBJ] // to wait; hold on
Hold on for that day
-->  Wait for that day.

당당하게 하늘을 봐 이제 시작일 뿐이야 어깰 펴
majestic + [MOD] // sky; heavens + [OBJ] // to see + to try /// Now // start + to be + {no choice but} // shoulder(s) + [OBJ] // square [straighten up] <one's> shoulder(s)
(Try) to look at the majestic sky.  Now is only the beginning.  Square your shoulders.
-->  Look up at the majestic sky.  This is only the beginning.  Square your shoulders.
--->  Look up at the majestic sky.  Square your shoulders because this is just the beginning.
네 안에 같은 네가 있어 힘들어도 포기 말아 너의 미래 
your // inside + [LOC] // to be like + [v. to n.] // your + [SUB] // to exist /// difficult + even if // give up (on) + don't /// you + [POS] // future
Be you who is like your insides.  Even if it's difficult don't give up your future.
-->  Be you who are on the inside.  Even if it's hard, don't give up your future.
--->  Be yourself.  Even if it's hard, don't give up your future.
일어나 손을 잡아 세상을 가져
Stand up // hand + [OBJ] // take; grasp /// world + [OBJ] // to possess
Stand up (Get up).  Take my hand.  Own the world.
---> Get up and take my hand.  The world is yours.

일어나 고갤 들어 oh oh woo
Stand up /// head + [OBJ] // lift; raise /// oh oh woo
Stand up (Get up).  Lift up your head.  oh oh woo
---> Get up.  Look up.  oh oh woo
제발 흔들리지 말아 이제 시작일 뿐이야 어깰 펴
{beg} // waver + don't /// Now // start + to be + {no choice but} // shoulder(s) + [OBJ] // square [straighten up] <one's> shoulder(s)
Please don't waver.  Now is only the beginning.  Square your shoulders.
-->  Please don't waver.  This is only the beginning.  Square your shoulders.
--->  Please don't waver.  Square your shoulders because this is just the beginning.
네 안에 같은 네가 있어 힘들어도 포기 말아 너의 미래
your // inside + [LOC] // to be like + [v. to n.] // your + [SUB] // to exist /// difficult + even if // give up (on) + don't /// you + [POS] // future
Be you who is like your insides.  Even if it's difficult don't give up your future.
-->  Be you who are on the inside.  Even if it's hard, don't give up your future.
--->  Be yourself.  Even if it's hard, don't give up your future.
일어나 손을 잡아 세상을 가져 yeh yeh
Stand up // hand + [OBJ] // take; grasp /// world + [OBJ] // to possess // yeh yeh
Stand up.  Take [my/a] hand.  Posses the world yeh yeh
-->  Rise up and take my hand and own the world yeh yeh

지켜봐 느껴봐 서로 다르다 해도 My friend 
to wait; to observe /// to feel + {try} /// each other // different // to be + even if // My friend
Wait.  (Try to) feel.  Even though [we] are different [from] each other My friend
-->  Wait and feel.  Though we're different, my friend
혼자가 아니야 다시 일어나
alone + [SUB] // to not be /// again // stand up
[You are] not alone.  Stand up again.
-->  You're not alone.  Pull yourself up again.