Alma Barroca

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Name
Juan
Joined
05.04.2012
Role
Moderator
Points
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Contribution
5479 translations, thanked 3342 times, solved 163 requests, helped 110 members, transcribed 32 songs, added 157 idioms, explained 124 idioms
Gender

Male

From

Rio

Occupation

Linguistic thinker

With plenty of time on my hands

Interests

Literature, arts, acting, listening to songs I like, translating, writing, singing...

Learn (and practice) new languages...

Nurturing my passion of buying CD's and that kind of stuff, to be honest most of the translations I submit are of songs that are in my CDs.

Italian and Brazilian music - as you may see, I'm a huge fan of Italian [I have also grown interested in the Sanremo Music Festival, so I'm translating almost all albums of the artists that perform there - and adding several new artists that are often forgotten having existed] and Brazilian music, but there are several artists from other countries and who perform in other languages that I like - and whose songs you'll see being translated by me.

About me

English teacher based in Rio de Janeiro.

Currently I'm only fluent in English (besides my native Portuguese). I know a little bit of Spanish (I had to study a year of it when I in school, but I forgot most of it). I have limited knowledge of German, Italian, Dutch and French due to me listening to songs in these languages and then searching for what their lyrics meant. I also took half an year of Latin classes back in college - it was an optative course. I'm very fond of studying languages and linguistics, I have done several assignments related to these areas while studying, and I plan to keep on doing them now.

Please read the copyright note I have written and that can be found under any of my translations around. In case you want to reprint my translations elsewhere please contact me first. In case you want to use any translation of mine as a model for yours (you want to make a translation from my translation), please do that as well.

If you like a translation, don't hesitate and click the 'Thanks' button, leave a comment or a rating. It makes me happy to know you liked what I did.

Best wishes.

Languages
Native
Portuguese
Fluent
English
Studied
French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish
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5479 translations posted by Alma BarrocaDetailsAll Translations

ArtistTranslationLanguagesCommentsInfoInfo
Nelly FurtadoMais Italian → Portuguese3
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Italian → Portuguese
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Josh GrobanTe Amam (Nunca Desista) English → Portuguese-
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English → Portuguese
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Tiago IorcO Que Me Desanima English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Alberto FortisA Cadeira Lilás Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Céline DionA Felicidade No Rosto French → Portuguese-French → Portuguese
James BluntAcabado English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Gianna NanniniRock 2 Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Simone (Brazil)The Fears Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Tiziano FerroNunca Tivesse Nascido Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Kristang FolkPoem of Malacca Other → English-Other → English
Kristang FolkPoema de Málaca Other → Portuguese-Other → Portuguese
Michael BubléVento do Verão English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Michael BubléAinda Não Te Conheci English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Deborah IuratoOs Primeiros Sessenta Segundos Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Deborah IuratoThe First Sixty Seconds Italian → English-Italian → English
AmaraUm Outro Sol Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
AmaraAnother Sun Italian → English-Italian → English
The CarpentersDias Chuvosos e Segundas English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
FedericaAs Pessoas Falam Comigo English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
RikiPerco As Palavras Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Jorge VercilloAs Blavatsky Would Say Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Daniel PowterRainha da Beleza English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Samuel (Italia)A Estátua da Minha Liberdade Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Simone (Brazil)Changeable Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Rita LeeThe Love Flu Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Daniele GroffVocê É Um Milagre Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Daniele GroffYou're a Miracle Italian → English-Italian → English
Marco MasiniA Letter To the Future Me Italian → English-Italian → English
Marco MasiniUma Carta Para Quem Eu Serei Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Gianna NanniniSegurar a Lua English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
CazuzaYou Look Like Everyone Else Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
PaoloThings Are Hard Without You Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
David BisbalO Que Nós Vivemos Spanish → Portuguese-Spanish → Portuguese
David BisbalWhat You And I Lived Spanish → English2
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Spanish → English
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Jorge VercilloIn The Mirrors Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Jota QuestLet's Move Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Fabrizio MoroVocê Foi Embora Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Fabrizio MoroYou Went Away Italian → English-Italian → English
DolceneraEstamos Todos Lá Fora Italian → Portuguese-
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Italian → Portuguese
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Lighthouse FamilyDe Vez Em Quando English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Lighthouse FamilyO Fim do Céu English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Il VoloPara Sempre English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Michele ZarrilloSe Você Não Volta Italian → Portuguese-
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Italian → Portuguese
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Michele ZarrilloIf You Don't Come Back Italian → English-Italian → English
ElisaEstranho English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Bee GeesCães English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Carly SimonNós, Seus Amigos Mais Queridos English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Bee GeesDiamante Negro English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Robbie WilliamsTempo Na Terra English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Robbie WilliamsO Problema Comigo English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The CarpentersCante English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Melody GardotSe Algum Dia Eu Lembrar do Seu Rosto English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
StarsailorAlguns de Nós English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Eros RamazzottiAsas E Raízes Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Eros RamazzottiFale Comigo Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Valeria ViscontiIt's With You Italian → English-Italian → English
Valeria ViscontiÉ Com Você Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Aida Satta FloresAlguns Homens Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Aida Satta FloresSome Men Italian → English-Italian → English
James TaylorHoje, Hoje, Hoje English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Simone (Brazil)Closed Case Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Rita LeeCrazy People's Hymn Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Tiago IorcNada Além de Uma Canção English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
NekSe Eu Não Tivesse Você Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Nando ReisUrca Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
A-haO Sol Sempre Brilha na TV English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
A-haO Amor É Um Motivo English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
LigheaI Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Alanis Morissette21 Coisas Que Eu Quero Em Um Namorado English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
CazuzaMist Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
CazuzaBlack Light Portuguese → English-
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Portuguese → English
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Cássia EllerA Banda de Corações Solitários do Sargento Pimenta English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Céline DionUm Menino Diferente dos Outros (Ziggy) French → Portuguese-French → Portuguese
Céline DionAinda Mais Longe French → Portuguese-French → Portuguese
ThomasCarro Rápido English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Il VoloEsperarei Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
PerturbazioneOs Beijos Proibidos Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
PerturbazioneThe Forbidden Kisses Italian → English-Italian → English
DanielDon't Push Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
QueenO Homem Invisível English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Nando ReisUgly Animals Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Melody GardotJá Fui Amada English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Elena PaparizouAgora Ou Nunca Greek → Portuguese-
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Greek → Portuguese
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Gigi D'AlessioMinha Incrível Garota Spanish → Portuguese-
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Spanish → Portuguese
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Homo SapiensVocê Voltará, Eu Voltarei Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
RettoreO Porco Romântico Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
RonNão Precisamos de Palavras Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Roberto GiglioCem Coisas Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Roberto GiglioA Hundred Things Italian → English-
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Italian → English
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Simona D'AlessioÉ Só Um Dia Escuro Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Simona D'AlessioIt's Only a Dark Day Italian → English2
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Italian → English
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1 vote, thanked 1 time
Cássia EllerWe Want to Know Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Nando ReisBeautiful Blue Balloon Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
CazuzaRitual Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Carly SimonMais e Mais English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Daniela PedaliTudo de Que Eu Gostaria Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Daniela PedaliAll That I'd Like Italian → English-Italian → English
VerdianaNão Sei Quem Você É Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
VerdianaI Don't Know Who You Are Italian → English-Italian → English
Paola & ChiaraVamos Ser Amigos Como Antes Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese

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