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.

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This week's Capoeira Wiki-Word is:

Negaça

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Update

Literally, Negaça translates to the act of negating or denying, but it is also bait, seduction, or deceit.

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From Mestre Nestor Capoeira's book Roots of the Dance-Fight Game...

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