Q: Does copyright infringement apply to lyrics if they are translated into a different language and altered mostly?
I wanted to know if infringement applied to lyrics that are translated to a different language and altered more than the translated words with the same meaning. For example, if a line in Korean hangul said "Hajimalgul geuraessuh mo reunchuk haebuhligul"
Which translates in English to "I shouldn’t have done that, I should have pretended not to know" and you changed the lyrics to "It's something I can't say, so I'll pretend that I don't know" then another line said ," nae sarang deut ji ahneul gol" which translates to "I shouldn’t have heard your love in the first place" and you write "I'll pretend I didn't hear this heart that beats for you each time you're near" would that be considered infringement and to what extent?
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