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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 Bote Fé for this week's submission.  Enjoy!

 

Vou dizer á meu senhor
Que a manteiga derramou.


Vou dizer á meu senhor

Voh deeh-ZEHRH ah meh/ooh sehnh-YOHRH

I am going to tell my master/owner/lord

Que a manteiga derramou.

Keeh ah mahn-TEY-gah deh-hah-MOH

That the butter has spilled.

 

(coro/chorus)

Vou dizer á meu senhor

Voh deeh-ZEHRH ah meh/ooh sehnh-YOHRH

I am going to tell my master/owner/lord

Que a manteiga derramou.

Keeh ah mahn-TEY-gah deh-hah-MOH

That the butter has spilled.


A manteiga não é minha,

Ah mahn-TEY-gah nownh eh/ah MEEH-nyah

The butter is not mine,

A manteiga é de ioiô*. 

Ah mahn-TEY-gah eh/ah deeh yo-YO

The butter is his child's.

 

(coro/chorus)

Vou dizer á meu senhor

Voh deeh-ZEHRH ah meh/ooh sehnh-YOHRH

I am going to tell my master/owner/lord

Que a manteiga derramou.

Keeh ah mahn-TEY-gah deh-hah-MOH

That the butter has spilled.


A manteiga é de ioiô

Ah mahn-TEY-gah eh/ah deeh yo-YO

His child's butter

Caiu na agua e se molhou.

Kay-YOOH nah AH-gwah eeh seeh moh-LYOH

Fell in the water and got wet.

 

(coro/chorus)

Vou dizer á meu senhor

Voh deeh-ZEHRH ah meh/ooh sehnh-YOHRH

I am going to tell my master/owner/lord

Que a manteiga derramou.

Keeh ah mahn-TEY-gah deh-hah-MOH

That the butter has spilled.


A manteiga é do patrão,

Ah mahn-TEY-gah eh/ah dooh pah-TROWNH

The boss's butter,

Caiu no chão e derramou.

Kay-YOOH nooh shownh eeh deh-hah-MOH

Fell to the ground and spilled.

 

(coro/chorus)

Vou dizer á meu senhor

Voh deeh-ZEHRH ah meh/ooh sehnh-YOHRH

I am going to tell my master/owner/lord

Que a manteiga derramou.

Keeh ah mahn-TEY-gah deh-hah-MOH

That the butter has spilled.


A manteiga não é minha,

Ah mahn-TEY-gah nownh eh/ah MEEH-nyah

The butter is not mine,

É pra filha de ioiô...  

Eh/ah prah FEEH-lyah deeh yo-YO

It's for child of the master ...

 

(coro/chorus)

Vou dizer á meu senhor

Voh deeh-ZEHRH ah meh/ooh sehnh-YOHRH

I am going to tell my master/owner/lord

Que a manteiga derramou.

Keeh ah mahn-TEY-gah deh-hah-MOH

That the butter has spilled.

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