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Portuguese to English Folklore Translation Glossary

Portuguese term English translation
"Quem deve, teme" and "Quem não deve, não teme" He who owes nothing, fears nothing.
a cabeça amarrada head was shrouded ...head was wrapped in a shroud
Entered by: airmailrpl
Arraial dos namorados The sweethearts' fair
bater figurinha swap cards
bolinha de gude marble
chiado dos maracas hiss of maracas
Entered by: Fernando Domeniconi
Dança de Roda see comment
Entered by: katja van hellemond
festa junina June festivals/June festivities
negro, quando não faz besteira na entrada, faz na saída when a black man doesn't screw up as he comes in, he will, as he goes out
nunca terá passado disso mesmo was never more than this
Entered by: Maria Castro
pajé medicine man or witch doctor
pozinho do pirlimpimpim fairy dust (original)/ pixie dust (Disney)
res residente (dweller/dwelling)
Roda pião, bambeia na mão. Spin top, loosely on my hand
saudoso unforgettable
título da dívida externa foreign debt security

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