You submit the songs.  We show you the lyrics, translation, and give some phonetic spelling to help your pronunciation.

The format works like this:

The lyrics in Portuguese are in bold

The phonetic spelling for pronunciation is in italics with the STRESSED SYLLABLES IN ALL CAPITALS with syllables se-pa-ra-ted by dash-es

The English translation is in regular text

 

Thanks to Reparado for this week's submission.  Enjoy!

 

Meu Papagaio Morreu


Meu papagaio morreu na enchente da maré

meh/ooh pah-pah-GEYE-yooh moh-HEH/OOH nah ehngh-SHENGH-chee dah mah-REY

My parrot died in the tide's flood 

 

(coro/chorus)

Meu papagaio morreu na enchente da maré

meh/ooh pah-pah-GEYE-yooh moh-HEH/OOH nah ehngh-SHENGH-chee dah mah-REY

My parrot died in the tide's flood


Curu paco papaco, papaco

KOOH-rooh PAH-kooh pah-PAH-kooh, pah-PAH-kooh

This is an onomonopoetic way of making parrot sounds

O meu louro não sabe o que quer

ooh meh/ooh LOH-rooh nownh SAH-beeh ooh keeh kehrh

My blonde (parrot) does not know what it want
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(coro/chorus)

Curu paco papaco, papaco

KOOH-rooh PAH-kooh pah-PAH-kooh, pah-PAH-kooh

This is an onomonopoetic way of making parrot sounds

O meu louro não sabe o que quer

ooh meh/ooh LOH-rooh nownh SAH-beeh ooh keeh kehrh

My blonde (parrot) does not know what it wants

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