The dictionary contains common (as well as a few not-so-common!) words in capoeira: Nouns, verbs, musical terms, names of places and people, words of African origin, etc. For almost every entry, I've provided an example of a song lyric in which the word appears, so that you can see how the word is used in context. If you have a suggestion for a word that you think should go in the dictionary, e-mail me.
Note: Aside from a few universally accepted terms such as ginga and aú, I have not included the names of movements, since they vary so widely from group to group.
|A - Abada - Axe||M - Macaco - Mundo|