시차 (My Time)

English translation and Korean lesson with the lyrics of My Time by BTS, from the 2020 album Map of the Soul: 7.


Produced by: Sleep Deez, Pdogg
Written by: Sleep Deez, RM, Jayrah Gibson, Pdogg, Printz Board, Richelle Alleyne, Jung Kook

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Verse 1:

24 누구보다 더 빨리 어른이 된 것만 같아

24. It just seems like I’ve become an adult faster than anyone.

누구 = who, someone, anyone

-보다 = more than X, compared to X (누구보다)

더 = more

빠르다 = to be fast

어른 = an adult

되다 = to become

것 갓다 = to seem like

-만 = just X, only X (것만)


My life has been a movie all the time

해 뜨는 곳으로 달렸어 every single night

I ran towards the place where the sun rises every single night.

해 = the sun

뜨다 = to rise

곳 = a place

-으로 / -로 = to X, towards X (곳으로)

달리다 = to run


누구의 내일에 가봤던 것도 같아

It also seems like I’ve come to someone else’s tomorrow.

-의 = indicates possession, like ‘s in English. (누구의)

내일 = tomorrow

-에 = to X, at X (내일에)

가다 = to go

-도 = X too (것도)


온 세상이 너무 컸던 그 소년

That boy for whom the whole world was too big.

온 = whole, entire

세상 = world

너무 = too, so

크다 = to be big

그 = that, those

소년 = boy


Keep on runnin’ errday

mic 잡아들어

I pick up the mic.

잡아들다 = (잡다 = to grab + 들다 = to hold)


Friends ridin’ subway, I’ll be in the airplane mode

전 세계를 rock on I made my own lotto

Rock on the whole world, I made my own lotto.

전 = whole, entre

세계 = world


But 너무 빠른 건지 놓쳐버린 흔적이

But maybe because it’s gone so fast, traces of what I’ve missed

놓치다 = to miss, to lose

흔적 = a trace


Don’t know what to do with

Am I livin’ this right?

왜 나만 다른 시공간 속인 걸까

Why am I the only one in a different space-time?

왜 = why

나 = I, me

다르다 = to be different

시공간 = spacetime

속 = the inside of something

-ㄹ까 / -를까 =  used to wonder about something to oneself (걸까)


Chorus:

Oh I can’t call ya I can’t hol’ ya

Oh I can’t

And yes you know yes you know

I can’t call ya I can’t touch ya

Oh I can’t

Let me know

Can I someday finna find my time

Finna find my time

Someday finna find my time


Verse 2:

Oh I think I was in yesterday

‘Cause everybody walk too fast

나도 모르게 커버린 어린 나

Little me who grew up without even realizing it.

모르다 = to not know

어리다 = to be young/little (to be at the age of a child)


(길을 잃어버린 어린아이처럼)

(Like a child who lost their way)

길 = road/path

잃다 = to forget

아이 = a child

-처럼 = like X (어린아이처럼)


This got me oh just trippin’

서성대는 이 느낌

This feeling of pacing around.

서덩대다 = to pace around, to hover around an area

이 = this, these

느낌 = a feeling


Don’t know what to do with

Am I livin’ this right?

왜 나만 다른 시공간 속인 걸까

Why am I the only one in a different space-time?


Chorus:

Oh I can’t call ya I can’t hol’ ya

Oh I can’t

And yes you know yes you know

I can’t call ya I can’t touch ya

Oh I can’t

Let me know

Can I someday finna find my time

Finna find my time

Someday finna find my time


Bridge:

때론 나의 숨 막힐 때면

Sometimes when it’s hard to breathe

때론 = sometimes

숨 = breathe

막히다 = to be stopped, blocked

때 = a time (not on the clock, but a time when something happens)

-면 / -으면 = if/when X (때면)


모잘 눌러쓰고 계속 달려

I pull my hat low and keep running.

모자 = a hat

눌러쓰다 = (누르다 = to push, press + 쓰다 = to wear (a hat) )

계속 = to continue to do X (X being the following verb)


Yeah I don’t gotta know where I go

Even if it’s opposite of sun

One time for the present

Two time for the past

Happy that we met each other

Now til’ the very end


Chorus:

Oh I will call ya I will hol’ ya

Oh I will

And yes you know yes you know

Oh I will call ya. I will touch ya.

Oh I will

And you know

Can I someday finna find my time

Can I someday finna find my time

Finna find my time

Find my time


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