Off topic: Embarcacao
Thread poster: gotit
gotit
Local time: 20:31
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Oct 26, 2007

Hi everybody,

Please don't shoot me for asking this:

would you be so kind to provide me with the portugeese text of Embarcacao song - the version Cesaria Evora sings with the polish girl Kaya.
( http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=VuhusthsUWM ).
I love the song and it will make me very happy to know the words in original language.

Thank you in advance.
Kind regards,
Jacek


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CristinaPereira  Identity Verified
Local time: 19:31
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English to Portuguese
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Thanks for sharing Oct 26, 2007

Thanks for sharing this, Jacek. I didn't know the song and it surely was a good time I "wasted".

I cannot help you, though. This is creole (crioulo), a Portuguese-based dialect, in this case. I can understand most of the lyrics, but not all, really.

Just give you a bit of the chorus (?):

Terra longe à vista é doce promessa
Mas que vais fazer... indiferença
Um sonho nascido na porta da ilusão
Ir para longe nao sei, um solução

Some of the words I just guessed.

All the best,

Cristina


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xente
Local time: 20:31
"Embarcacao" lyrics Dec 17, 2011

Cześć Jacku, (Hi Jacek)

Oto słowa "Embarcacao": (Here are the "Embarcacao" lyrics:)


Cesaria Evora feat. Kayah
"Embarcacao"

Ai, ness mundo ca tem sô sofrimento
Ma naquel olhar cheio di mágoa
Modê crê tão cedo na felecidade
Tcheu titá fogá na solidão

Ma na embarcação quta levá nôs vida
Um bom timonero nô ta desejá, pa guiá-no
Na temporal nô ta reá vela
Pa nô ca perdê na profundeza dum amargura

Terra longe à vista é um doce promessa
Ma qui ta desfazê nindiferença
Um sonho nascê na porto dilusão
Fgi pa longe parcê um solução
Ma na rota incerta di nôs destino
Nô ta pô esperança num brisa mansa e constante

Pintchi vela dnôs existencia
E na paz levá, assim, nôs nau
Pum horizonte cheio di luz e bonança

Pintchi vela dnôs existencia
E na paz levá, assim, nôs nau
Pum horizonte di luz e bonança


(Lyrics by Teofilo Chantre)


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Stefan Blommaert  Identity Verified
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How Sad.... Dec 17, 2011

just read that this wonderful singer Cesaria Evora died today...What a loss!

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