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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

 

O Que o Caranguejo Sabe

 

O Aratú

Ooh ah-rah0-TOOH

The Aratú (the name of this species of crab)

(coro/chorus)

Sabe correr

SAH-beeh koh-HEHRH

Knows how to run

 

O Sirí

Ooh seeh-REEH

Aratú (the name of this species of crab)

(coro/chorus)

Sabe esconder

SAH-beeh ehs-KOHN-dehrh

Knows how to hide

 

O gajé com seu puã

Ooh gah-ZHEY cohnh seh/ooh pooh-AHNH

The gajé (a kind of crab) with its claw

(coro/chorus)

Sabe chamar a maré

SAH-beeh shah-MAHRH ah mah-REH

Knows how to call the tide

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