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Realidade de Bimba e Pastinha

by Mestre Gajé 

 

Caiangô, Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é

Kay-yahn-GOH, kayn-gah, kayhn-gah kai-yahn-GOH eeh-OH oy eh/ah

Caiangô, Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é ***

 

(coro/chorus) 

Caiangô

 Kay-yahn-GOH

Caiangô

 

Caianga Caianga Caianga io u o o o

Kayn-gah, kayhn-gah kai-yahn-GOH eeh-OH ooh oh oh oh

Caianga Caianga Caianga io u o o o

 

(coro/chorus)  

Caiangô

 Kay-yahn-GOH

Caiangô

 

Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é

Kayn-gah, kayhn-gah kai-yahn-GOH eeh-OH oy eh/ah

Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é

 

(coro/chorus)  

Caiangô

Kay-yahn-GOH 

Caiangô

 

***  this appears to be a word of African, and quite possibly Yoruba origin. I am working on the translation. 

 

 

Você diz que sabe tudo

Voh-SAY deehs keeh SAH-beeh TOOH-dooh

You say you know everything

Mais você não sabe nada

Mayez voh-SAY nowhnh SAH-beeh NAH-dah

But you don't know anything

Quem sabe é Bimba e Pastinha que morreu

Kehnh SAH-beeh eh/ah BEEHNH-bah eeh Pah-STEEHNH-yah keeh moh-HEH/OOH

Who knew were Bimba and Pastinha who died

E o nome ficou na parada

Eeh ooh NOH-meeh feeh-KOH nah pah-RAH-dah

And whose names have stuck (meaning 'have become famous/memorable')

Caiangô

Kay-yahn-GOH

Caiangô 

 

(coro/chorus) 

Caiangô

Kay-yahn-GOH

Caiangô 

 

Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é

Kayn-gah, kayhn-gah kai-yahn-GOH eeh-OH oy eh/ah

Caiangô, Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é ***

(coro/chorus) 

Caiangô

 Kay-yahn-GOH

Caiangô

Caianga Caianga Caianga io u o o o

Kayn-gah, kayhn-gah kai-yahn-GOH eeh-OH ooh oh oh oh

Caianga Caianga Caianga io u o o o

(coro/chorus)  

Caiangô

 Kay-yahn-GOH

Caiangô

Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é

Kayn-gah, kayhn-gah kai-yahn-GOH eeh-OH oy eh/ah

Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é

(coro/chorus)  

Caiangô

Kay-yahn-GOH 

Caiangô

***  this appears to be a word of African, and quite possibly Yoruba origin. I am working on the translation. 

 

Quem foi que pintou a zebra?

Kehnh foy k

eeh peehnh-TOH ah ZEH-brah

Who painted the zebra?

Quem envernizou a barata?

Kehnh ehnh-vehrh-neeh-ZOH ah bah-RAH-tah

Who varnished the cockroach?

Quem foi que pintou a zebra?

 Kehnh foy keeh peehnh-TOH ah ZEH-brah 

Who painted the zebra?

Quem envernizou a barata?

 Kehnh ehnh-vehrh-neeh-ZOH ah bah-RAH-tah

Who varnished the cockroach?

Quem deu a luz no vagalume?

  Kehnh deh/ooh ah looh/eehz nooh vah-gah-LOOH-meeh

Who gave light to the firefly?

E quem inventou pernada?

Eeh kehnh eehnh-vehnh-TOH pehrh-NAH-dah

Who invented walking? 

Caiangô

Kay-yahn-GOH

Caiangô 

 

(coro/chorus) 

Caiangô

Kay-yahn-GOH

Caiangô 

 

Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é

Kayn-gah, kayhn-gah kai-yahn-GOH eeh-OH oy eh/ah

Caiangô, Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é ***

(coro/chorus) 

Caiangô

 Kay-yahn-GOH

Caiangô

Caianga Caianga Caianga io u o o o

Kayn-gah, kayhn-gah kai-yahn-GOH eeh-OH ooh oh oh oh

Caianga Caianga Caianga io u o o o

(coro/chorus)  

Caiangô

 Kay-yahn-GOH

Caiangô

Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é

Kayn-gah, kayhn-gah kai-yahn-GOH eeh-OH oy eh/ah

Caianga Caianga Caiango io oi é

(coro/chorus)  

Caiangô

Kay-yahn-GOH 

Caiangô

***  this appears to be a word of African, and quite possibly Yoruba origin. I am working on the translation. 

 

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