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:

 

Quiexada

 

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Don't forget to cite your sources!

 

Update

 

 

 The Portuguese word "queixada" literally translates to the English word "jaw" or "mandible."

So...  you know what somebody had in mind for this kick when they named it. 

Use it wisely! 

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