We are Bulletproof: the Eternal

English translation and Korean lesson with the lyrics of We are Bulletproof: the Eternal by BTS, from the 2020 album Map of the Soul: 7.


Produced by: Audien
Written by: Audien, RM, Etta Zelmani, Cazzi Opeia (Sunshine), Ellen Berg (Sunshine), Will Tanner, Gusten Dahlqvist, Jordan “DJ Swivel” Young, Candace Nicole Sosa, SUGA, j-hope, Elohim, Antonina Armato, Alexander Magnus Karlsson, Alexei Viktorovitch

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Verse 1:

가진 게 꿈밖에 없었네

All we had was a dream.

가지다 = to own, to have

게 = a thing

꿈 = a dream

-밖에 없다 = to be/have nothing but X (꿈밖에 없었네)


눈이 뜨면 뿌연 아침뿐

Opening our eyes to nothing but foggy morning.

눈 = eye(s)

뜨다 = to open (eyes only, not doors, etc)

-면 / -으면 = if X, when X (뜨면)

뿌옇다 = to be foggy, murky

아침 = morning

-뿐 = only X (아침뿐)


밤새 춤을 추며 노래해

Singing while staying up all night dancing.

밤새 = overnight

춤 = dance

추다 = to dance

-며 / -으며 = while X (추며)

노래하다 = to sing


그 끝이 없던 악보들

Those endless music sheets.

그 = that, those

끝이 없다 = to be endless

악보 = a sheet of music

-들 = makes a noun plural (악보들)


Ay 우린 호기롭게 shout

Ay we bravely shout,

우리 = we, us

호기롭다 = to be brave, intrepid

-게 = multiple uses, but in this context, it turns a verb into an adverb (ie. 호기롭다 = brave, 호기롭게 = bravely)


‘다 던져봐’

“Bring it on!”

(Literal translation is “throw it all”)

다 = all, everything, everyone

던지다 = to throw


세상과 첫 싸움

Our first fight with the world.

세상 = world

-과 / -와 = “and” when followed by an accompanying noun. Otherwise “with” (세상과)

첫 = first

싸움 = a fight


Don’t wanna die

But so much pain

Too much cryin’

So 무뎌지는 칼날

The knife’s blade becoming so dull.

무디다 = to be dull

갈날 = a knife blade


Pre-Chorus:

Oh I

We were only seven

I

But we have you all now

일곱의 겨울과 봄 뒤에 이렇게 맞잡은 손끝에

At our fingertips, hands joined like this after 7 winters and springs,

일곱 = seven

겨울 = winter

봄 = spring (the season)

뒤에 = after, behind

이렇게 = like this

맞잡다 = to hold (like hands)

손끝 = fingertip

-에 = at X, on X (손끝에)


Oh I

Yeah, we got to heaven.


Chorus:

내게 돌을 던져

Throw stones at me.

내 = me

-에게 = to/at X (내게)

돌 = a stone


우린 겁이 없어 anymore

We’re not afraid anymore.

겁 = fear

-이 없다 or –가 없다 = to not have X (겁이 없어)


We are we are together bulletproof

(Yeah we have you have you)

또 겨울이 와도

Even if winter comes again,

또 = Once again

오다 = to come

-아도 / –어도 = even though X (와도)


누가 날 막아도 걸어가

even if someone tries to stop me, I walk on.

누가 = someone, anyone

나 = I, me

막다 = to block, to hinder, to stop

걸어가다 = to walk (걸다 = to walk + 가다 = to go)


We are we are forever bulletproof

(Yeah we got to heaven)


Verse 2:

We are bullet bullet bulletproof

부정적인 시선에 맞서 우린 해냈구

We faced negative looks, and we made it.

부정적이다 = to be negative

시선 = a view, an outlook

맞다 = to face

해내다 = to make it, to win/defeat


나쁜 기억도 많은 시련도

The bad memories and the many trials,

나쁘다 = to be bad

기억 = a memory

-도 = too (기억도)

많다 = to be many

시련 = a trial, a hardship


다 호기롭게 우린 막아냈지 bulletproof

Bravely we fended them all off. Bulletproof

막아내다 = to fend off


늘 생각해 아직 꿈속인 건 아닐까?

I always think, “Am I not still inside the dream?”

늘 = always

생각하다 = to think

아직 = still

속 = the inside of something

아니다 = to not be

-ㄹ까 / -을까 = Used to wonder about something, sort of to oneself. (아닐까)


길었던 겨울 끝에 온 게 진짜 봄일까

What came at the end of the long winter, is it really spring?

길다 = to be long

진짜 = real, really


모두 비웃던 한땐 부끄럽던 이름

The name that everyone mocked and that we were once embarrassed of

모두 = everyone, everything

비웃다 = to make fun of, ridicule

부끄럽다 = to be embarrassed

이름 = name


이건 쇠로 된 증명

It’s become iron-clad proof.

Bullet-proof.

이건 = this

쇠 = iron

-로 된 = to be made of X (쇠로 된)

증명 = proof


Pre-Chorus:

Oh I

We were only seven

Oh I

But we have you all now

일곱의 겨울과 봄 뒤에 이렇게 맞잡은 손끝에

At our fingertips, hands joined like this after 7 winters and springs,

Oh I

Yeah we got to heaven


Chorus:

내게 돌을 던져

Throw stones at me.

우린 겁이 없어 anymore

We’re not afraid anymore.

We are we are together bulletproof

(Yeah we have you have you)

또 겨울이 와도

Even if another winter comes,

누가 날 막아도 걸어가

even if someone tries to stop me, I walk on.

We are we are forever bulletproof

(Yeah we got to heaven)


Bridge:

Oh oh

다신 멈추지 않을래

We’re not going to stop again.

다시 = again

멈추다 = to stop

-지 않다 = to not do X (멈추지 않을래)


여기 우리가 함께이기에

because we’re together here.

여기 = here

함께 = together

-이기에 = because (함께이기에)


Tell me your every story

Tell me why you don’t stop this

Tell me why you still walkin’

Walkin’ with us

(Yeah we got to heaven)


Chorus:

내게 돌을 던져

Throw stones at me.

우린 겁이 없어 anymore

We’re not afraid anymore.

We are we are together bulletproof

(Yeah we have you have you)

또 겨울이 와도

Even if another winter comes,

누가 날 막아도 걸어가

even if someone tries to stop me, I walk on.

We are we are forever bulletproof

(Yeah we got to heaven)

(Yeah we have you have you)

Yeah we are not seven, with you

Yeah we are not seven, with you

Yeah we are not seven

With you


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