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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 É Berimbau?

 

O que é berimbau?

Ooh keeh eh/ah beeh-reehnh-BAH/OOH

What is a berimbau?

(coro/chorus)

A cabaça, arame, e um pedaço de pau

Ah kah-BAH-sah, ah-RAH-meeh, eeh oohnh peh-DAH-sooh deeh pow

A gourd, wire, and a piece of a stick/wood

O que é berimbau?

Ooh keeh eh/ah beeh-reehnh-BAH/OOH

What is a berimbau?

(coro/chorus)

A cabaça, arame, e um pedaço de pau

Ah kah-BAH-sah, ah-RAH-meeh, eeh oohnh peh-DAH-sooh deeh pow

A gourd, wire, and a piece of a stick/wood

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