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Capoeira Song of the Week:  Capoeira Toma Sentido

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Capoeira Song of the Week: Capoeira Toma Sentido

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

Thanks to Bombinha for this week's submission.

Enjoy!

 

Capoeira Toma Sentido

Capoeira toma sentido

Kah-pooh-EY-rah TOH-mah sehnh-CHEEH-dooh

Capoeira takes feeling/senses

(coro/chorus) 

Capoeira toma sentido

Kah-pooh-EY-rah TOH-mah sehnh-CHEEH-dooh

Capoeira takes feeling/senses
 

E se não vou te derrubar

Eeh seeh nowhnh voh cheeh deh-hooh-BAHRH

And if you don't have it, then I am going to take you down

(coro/chorus) 

E se não vou te derrubar

Eeh seeh nowhnh voh cheeh deh-hooh-BAHRH

And if you don't have it, then I am going to take you down

 

 

Você diz que dá no nego, no nego você não dá

Voh-SEY deehs keeh dah nooh NEH-gooh, nooh NEH-gooh voh-SEY nowhnh dah

You said you got that black guy, you didn't get that black guy

 

(coro/chorus) 

Você diz que dá no nego, no nego você não dá

Voh-SEY deehs keeh dah nooh NEH-gooh, nooh NEH-gooh voh-SEY nowhnh dah

You said you got that black guy, you didn't get that black guy

 

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