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Vista Boa

Capoeira Song of the Week:  Vista Boa

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Capoeira Song of the Week: Vista Boa

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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.

 

Vista Boa

De lá de cima

Deeh lah deeh SEEH-mah

From here up above

Tem uma vista boa

Tehnh OOH-mah VEEHS-tah BOH-ah

There is a great view

 

(coro/chorus)

Ai ai ai ai ai

aye aye aye aye aye

Ai ai ai ai ai

 

Daqui de baixo

DAH-keeh ehnh-BAYE-shooh

Down here, down here

Tem uma lagoa

Tehnh OOH-mah lah-GOH-ah

There is a lake

 

(coro/chorus)

Ai ai ai ai ai

aye aye aye aye aye

Ai ai ai ai ai

 

Aqui embaixo tem o mar

Ah-KEEH ehnh-BAYE-shooh tehnh ooh mahrh

Down here you have the sea

(coro/chorus)

Para nadar

PAH-rah nah-DAHRH

For swimming

 

E lá em cima tem a lua

Eeh lah ehnh SEEH-mah tehnh ah looh-ah

And up there you have the moon

 

(coro/chorus)

Para viajar

PAH-rah veeh-ah-ZHAHRH

For traveling

 

Veja, veja, veja, veja, iaiá

VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, yah-YAH

Look, look, look, look, iaiá

 

(coro/chorus)

Ai ai ai ai ai

aye aye aye aye aye

Ai ai ai ai ai

 

Veja, veja, veja, veja, iaiá

VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, yah-YAH

Look, look, look, look, iaiá

 

(coro/chorus)

Ai ai ai ai ai

aye aye aye aye aye

Ai ai ai ai ai

 

Vou dar rolê, vou dar rolê

Voh dahrh hoh-LEY, Voh dahrh hoh-LEY

I am going to take a spin, I am going to take a spin

No parque do Zebu

Nooh PAHRH-keeh dooh Zeh-BOOH

In the Zebu park

Eu vou colher, eu vou comer

Eh-ooh voh koh-LYEHRH, eh-ooh voh koh-MEHRH

I am going to pick, I am going to eat

O meu cogumelo

Ooh meh/ooh koh-gooh-MEH-looh

My mushroom

 

(coro/chorus)

Vou dar rolê, vou dar rolê

Voh dahrh hoh-LEY, Voh dahrh hoh-LEY

I am going to take a spin, I am going to take a spin

No parque do Zebu

Nooh PAHRH-keeh dooh Zeh-BOOH

In the Zebu park

Eu vou colher, eu vou comer

Eh-ooh voh koh-LYEHRH, eh-ooh voh koh-MEHRH

I am going to pick, I am going to eat

O meu cogumelo

Ooh meh/ooh koh-gooh-MEH-looh

My mushroom

 

Veja, veja, veja, veja, iaiá

VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, yah-YAH

Look, look, look, look, iaiá


(coro/chorus)

Ai ai ai ai ai

aye aye aye aye aye

Ai ai ai ai ai

 

Veja, veja, veja, veja, iaiá

VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, VEH-zhah, yah-YAH

Look, look, look, look, iaiá

 

(coro/chorus)

Ai ai ai ai ai

aye aye aye aye aye

Ai ai ai ai ai

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