ginga

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Limos Kalinga[edit]

Noun[edit]

ginga

  1. voice

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gingar (to sway; to waddle), of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ginga f (plural gingas)

  1. (Brazil, informal) fluid or sexy body movement
    Synonyms: gingado
    1. (soccer, capoeira) feint (movement made to confuse the opponent)
    2. (informal) waddle; swagger (swaying gait)
      Synonyms: bamboleio
  2. (nautical) a stern-mounted oar
  3. (Brazil, slang) swag (fashionable, easy-going behaviour)
  4. (Brazil, music, informal) groove (an enjoyable, danceable rhythm)

Verb[edit]

ginga

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of gingar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of gingar