it creeps and leaps and glides and slides

09:35 Jan 19, 2020
English to Japanese translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Music
English term or phrase: it creeps and leaps and glides and slides
不気味なアメーバ状の生命体の動きを表現している文ですが、ぴったりくる表現が思い浮かびません。
どなたかお力を貸していただけないでしょうか。
Akiko Kawagoe
Japan
Local time: 00:33


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3 +1のろのろと這いつくばるかと思えば、ピョンと飛んだり、すいすい動いたりもする
Port City
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FYR
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のろのろと這いつくばるかと思えば、ピョンと飛んだり、すいすい動いたりもする


Explanation:
原文は韻を踏んでいるので、替わりにオノマトペを使ってみました。色々な動きをするということを言い表せたら良いので、別にオノマトペを使わなくても、表現は他にいくらでもでも可能と思います。翻訳が字幕用なら、はるかに短くしなければなりませんね。

Port City
New Zealand
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2 hrs
Reference: FYR

Reference information:
https://www.allcinema.net/cinema/22168

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