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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Caiar translates from Portuguese to English as "whitewash" or "to paint with lime diluted in water, alone or mixed with glue and / or colored paint."
Now when somebody tells about how they had to caiar their sobrado, you have a much better idea what they are talking about.