This feature is designed to spark your interest in researching the world of capoeira's vocabulary, history, and philosophy.

Our Capoeira Wiki-Word series invites you to research the word of the week and post your definition(s) and translations. At the end of each week, the entries will be reviewed and then summarized into a translation and a definition of the Capoeira Wiki-Word of the week.

Submit your entries in the comments section below!

This week's Capoeira Wiki-Word is:







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Look up the word "manhoso" for its translation from Portuguese to English and you will get something like "sly."

There is often more to the story, so my family and I went exploring.  Here we get to here from three generations in our first of three episodes.