TODAY -

Maphee Thonglaba Leichil Maphol
A translation of Vladimir Mayakovsky's futurist poem
A Cloud in Trousers

Translated by Bimika Sandham *



Part IV

Maria! Maria! Maria!
Eigi changjafam amuktadi pibiyu
Lambi singsina eibu lammaangnahalle,
Otlare eibu makhoina.
Yararoidabra eina haijariba ase?
Ngairage khallabara
Eigi khajaina kutsillaktuna
Hourakliba meeyamna yomsillak
Ahal oibagi hakchaang na pattharak
Yaadi yaoda, murum murum
"Ngasidi ei awoibamakki pukchel senglabani" haina haiba
Lakpa numit adubu?

Maria!
Amuktadi yenglakho-
Eigi lengjum asonba, chokthabana nonthariba.

Leirak khullakta thoklaktuna
Taaduna leiriba uchek singgi laanjadraba makhou bu hogaibiri
Maangkhigani chahi niphu gi matungda
Piklaba mamit sing chongthorak ee
Ushit thawoidaba, karemnaba mityengga
Yengli eina sairibase
Amuksu:
Liraba nungsibagi mallaba makuu

Nongsu sinthari lambigi naakanda
Thamoigi piraang
Kom da taariba yoo ngaoba madi
Masha echot chot
Haona lekli marei na
Thawai paandraba lambigi maral oiriba nung singbu
Adubu mahakki waothaangnaba paa gi marumda
Mani! Achumbani!
Oon na kupsillaba paa gi marumdagi
Chentharakkhi piraanggi chaoraba ichel
Tasengbamakni!
Luraaknana leiriba mit anidagi

Khongna chatliba amatta khaaktana
Nongna thengluri, sokluri makhoibu
Hawa gari manunggi shanoiba sannaroi makhoidi
Saru fumkhei chasilli.
Chentharakli thao su,
Chaaba loidriba hamburger
Saidoklaba chaak chadum amaga
Chenthorakli hawa garida tongliba meeyamgi
Chamamnaba, chaneinaba ichel.

Maria!
Makhoigi funjillaba nakong younaba
Karamna eina eensillugani
Thotlaba wahei sing ase?
Mapuk laamlaba uchekna
Shakli eshei meenungshi bu niri
Chari tatpamakhei- adubu khoithumnaba khonjel
Adubu Maria,
Meeoibani eidi
Karisu leitaba meeoiba
Presnya turel gi motlaba khubaamnungda
Sondam naadamba ahing mana
Langsinbirakpa meeoibani ei.

Nangnabu pambigadra Maria,
Nupa oirabasu eigumba?
Eibu amuktadi chang hanbiyu
Nattrabadi!
Nattrabadi ei angaoba haibadu oiragani
Thong ase thugaige khallakkani.

Maria!
Lambigi nakanda lepliba
Naarak mongshong umang oirakle
Eibu haatlage matagum
Ekhouri charam metlare makhoina.

Thong hango!

Khaangba waare eigi awaaba.

Amuktadi yenglakho
Thinjinbiribase yettumna
Eigi eemit anida

Ei changle nanakta.

Nungsirabi,
Eigi lengjum asida
Humaangna chotlaba nupisingna
Chinggumna peiriba mapei ase
Karisu khanba touganu
Punsi matek asida
Chingduna purure loinaidraba nungsiba
Asengba nungsiba lishingbu eina
Saasinnaba nungsiba kaya amabusu.

Karigumba eise
Nangbu meeraibagi eereina
Chenthakhiba thoklaba
"Mayakovsky gi nupi sing"
Shak henbi lishing kayada
Nungsi khudol oina
Hakchaang ase pikhrabasu
Karisu nungaitaba touraganu
Pumnamak ado
Angaoba amagi thamoida
Ngaihak changlaklamba
Atenba matamgi mayaa ngaktani.

Laaklo enakta, Maria.

Ekaiba thadoktuna naphee thongdrabasu
Nattrabasu
Kibana nikpa oirabasu nangna
Piraklo kadai
Nanggi fajaraba chinbaal do efamda
Eigi thamoiga eigadi
Nongmatafao leikhidri Kaalen haiba tha asida
Lengdana leiri
Chaammarak lakkhrabasu
Yenningtha asida adumak.

Maria!
Asheiba singdi seireng eeri
Diana gi mafamda katnabagidamak
Adubu eidi
Shadongna saaba meeoiba
Asengba nupa ama
Nanggi hakchangbu niri eina
Eshor da nijabagum
"Nongma gi charaa pinabiyu efamda"

Sinnaro efamda nanggi hakchaang!

Maria!
Thenglaba ahingda awa meichak marakta
Thoklakkhiba waheibu
Eshor fanglaba asheibana
Kaokhini paakhatchaba matougum
Nanggi ningthiba ming ase
Kaokhigadra chingnajei
Mipaiba pok ee akaoba mabu

Nungsina thamjage
Luuna ningjage
Nanggi hakchang fajaraba
Laan nangduna
Kaannafam khangdraba
Naitom taaraba
Laanmee amana
Lemhouriba makhong adubu
Luna ningjabagi matougum.

Maria!
Pamdrabara masibu?
Yararoidra eina haijaba?

Fare adudi
Emak maksinba thamoi ase
Pujakhrage amuksu
Hawa gari na takkhaibiraba makhutpu
Makon tamna chingduna lakliba
Hui amagi matougum
Puduna chatchakhrage
Peerangna chotlaba eigi thamoi kapchetpa.

Eigi thamoi asidagi chentharakliba
Eekheng asibu ubada
Lambi sorok nungaijaba oirasanu.
Manjunaraba eigi furitta
Leirang sing asisu napsinduna leikhare
Eigi eena.

Salome gi matougum saakhigani jagoi numit su
Malem koina chattuna
Mashing thingamdaba jagoi kaya
Fangnabagidamak
Baptist John gi lurel akakpa

Eigi matamna loirabada
Epagi leifam tamlakliba lambi asibu
Chairarani eigi angangba ee tana.
Leikhom leinaang marakta yaaheeplubagi
Chamotnaraba eina
Changsin gani manakta
Leplugani eina magi nakanda
Laorugani manakongda

"Taabiribara, hey eshor gumlaba,
Heinaribara houjikfao
Adomgi pomkhatlaba mit anida
Leichin gumba potshak ama
Upuu kaangthon khudingda tongduna leirani nahakti
Yesuah gi tung eenba Peter, cheksinjakhraba mahakpu ngaohanduna
Jagoi saahanba ngamba
Yoo gi chaklen hoururasi
Eve kaya'masu Eden da amukka leihallasi
Haida haibiyu!
Ahingsina loidringei
Lambi sorokta chaliba nupilaktagi sak henbi sing
Sinnajage napham da.

Kari khanbiribage?

Nangak hairi nahak?

Nungshuk nungjannaribra?

Nanggi tungda lepliba masha paanba jiba asina
Khanglamgani khallibara
Nungsiba haibagi mashak to?

Eisu oirammi eshor gi paokholloi
Houjiksu oiri eihakti
Yenglammi nungsiba mityengna
Yao macha amagum
Adubu
Machet taana kairaba ningthiraba Sevres ki chafu bu
Khudol touraroi sagol singda eihakti.

Hey taibang mapu!
Ekhut anise pibire eikhoida
Ekok su paalhanbire eikhoibu
Madu oidunasu
Karigi fanghande
Nungaibana thallaba nungsi heirang chaminnaba
Nungsi leirang chinminnaba
Karigi piba fanghande
Awa meichak yaodaba nungsi khudol kayado?

Waangna thaanggatcharui nahakpu, pumnamaktagi chaoraba
Meefattani nahakti, mee apikpa haibado
Yengbiyu houjikti
Yeptuna purakliba thaang asi satlage.

Hey apangba paokholloi nakhoisu
Paalliba nashaa aduga
Taasinduna leiri swarga da
Khiktharaklo nanggi nashaa-nareng
Mafamsidagi Alaska youba asaangbase
Nanggi hakchangda lellagani
Pairiba thaang asina.

Eibu amuktadi changhallu!

Thingba ngamloi kananasu eibu!
Aranba
Nattraga
Achumba oirabasu
Leiri ei- mong haadana, wakhal tapthana

Yengu!
Yaanthatpire makhoina
Thawanmichaksing ase
Chentharakli eekheng atiyagi hakchangdagi

Taabra nahak!
Atiya nahakpu!
Kokkhum adu louthok u!
Lakle ei nanakta

Makhol su thokkhidare, karisu haikhidare.

Jagat pumba tumkhun taankhre
Mashing thingamdraba thawanmichakna leiteng oiriba
Mahakki manaakongbu
Makhut na mensinkhi.


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* Bimika Sandham wrote this article for e-pao.net
The writer can be contacted at sandhambimika(AT)gmail(DOT)com
This article was webcasted on 16 February 2024 .



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