capoeira

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese capoeira, of uncertain etymology.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kɑːpəˈweəɹə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kɑpəˈwɛɹə/, /kɑpˈwɛɹə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

capoeira (uncountable)

  1. A martial art developed in Brazil.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

capoeira f

  1. capoeira

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

capoeira f (uncountable)

  1. capoeira

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese capoeira.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

capoeira f (uncountable)

  1. capoeira

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

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capoeira (1)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ka.puˈej.ɾɐ/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kɐ.puˈɐj.ɾɐ/, /kɐˈpwɐj.ɾɐ/, /kɐpuˈej.ɾɐ/, /kɐˈpwej.ɾɐ/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧po‧ei‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

Capão (capon) +‎ -eira. Compare Galician capoeira and Spanish caponera.

Noun[edit]

capoeira f (plural capoeiras)

  1. henhouse.
    Eu fui à capoeira para apanhar ovos.
    I went to the henhouse to gather eggs.
  2. (slang) brothel.

Synonyms[edit]

capoeira (2)

Etymology 2[edit]

Of uncertain etymology.

Noun[edit]

capoeira f (uncountable)

  1. a martial art developed in Brazil
    A capoeira é uma arte marcial brasileira.
    Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art.
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