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 Girafinha for this week's submission. Enjoy!

 

A Canoa Virou Marinheiro

 

A canoa virou marinheiro

Ah kah-NOH-ah veeh-ROH mah-reenh-EY-rooh

The canoe overturned the sailor


No fundo do mar tem dinheiro

Nooh FOOOHN-dooh dooh mahrh tehnh deeh-NYEY-rooh

The bottom of the sea has money

 

(coro/chorus)

A canoa virou marinheiro

Ah kah-NOH-ah veeh-ROH mah-reenh-EY-rooh

The canoe overturned the sailor

 

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