Jun 24

R – Raça – Rua

Raça

  • Race.

É no sangue da raça brasileira, capoeira
It’s in the blood of the Brazilian race, capoeira

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Rasteira

  • A sweep.

Se eu dou uma rasteira, tu sai no aú
If I give a sweep, you escape with a cartwheel

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Reco-reco

  • The reco-reco is a section of bamboo with notches cut into the side; it is played by rubbing a stick back and forth over the grooves. The reco-reco is believed to originate from the indigenous peoples of Brazil. It is also used in samba and reggae.
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Rezar

  • To pray.

Cruz credo, Ave Maria / Eu rezava de noite, rezava de dia
Holy cross, Hail Mary / I prayed by night, I prayed by day

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Roda

  • The circle in which capoeira is played.

Na roda de capoeira, quero ver quem é melhor
I want to see who is the best in the capoeira roda

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Rua

  • Street.

 

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