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A Bananeira Caiu

Capoeira Song of the Week:  A Bananeira Caiu

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Capoeira Song of the Week: A Bananeira Caiu

You submit the songs.  We show you the lyrics, translation, and give some phonetic spelling to help your pronunciation.

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.

 

A Bananeira Caiu

 

Mas o facão bateu em baixo

Mayez o fah-KOWNH bah-TEH/OOH ehnh BAYE-shooh

But the machete hit below

 

(coro/chorus)

A bananeira caiu

Ah bah-nah-NEY-rah kay-YOOH

The banana tree fell

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