Alma Barroca

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Name
Juan
Joined
05.04.2012
Role
Moderator
Points
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Contribution
5459 translations, thanked 3327 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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5459 translations posted by Alma BarrocaDetailsAll Translations

ArtistTranslationLanguagesCommentsInfoInfo
Elton JohnMentiras English → Portuguese-
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English → Portuguese
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Elton JohnBelfast English → Portuguese-
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English → Portuguese
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The BeatlesVenham Juntos English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The BeatlesVolte English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The BeatlesCampos de Morango Para Sempre English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
LatinoYou're The Only One Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Elton JohnCasa English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
LatinoTake Me Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Elton JohnVermelho English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Elton JohnAcredite English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
TiêThe Night Portuguese → English-
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Portuguese → English
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LatinoParty at My Place Portuguese → English2
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Portuguese → English
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Elton JohnAbençoado English → Portuguese-
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English → Portuguese
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Simply RedAo Seu Lado English → Portuguese-
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English → Portuguese
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Simply RedO Quarto de Lady Godiva English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
John LennonAbstinência English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
ElisaI'll Tell You 'I Do' Italian → English3
4
1 vote, thanked 1 time
Italian → English
4
1 vote, thanked 1 time
Nada MalanimaYour God Italian → English3
5
1 vote, thanked 2 times
Italian → English
5
1 vote, thanked 2 times
Elton JohnFeito na Inglaterra English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Giusy FerreriCoração Ausente Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Maria GadúParedes de Pedra English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Giusy FerreriMissing Heart Italian → English-Italian → English
Alessandra AmorosoA Hora Boa Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Alessandra AmorosoThe Good Moment Italian → English5
5
1 vote
Italian → English
5
1 vote
Tiziano FerroSem Nunca Escapar Italian → Portuguese2Italian → Portuguese
Irene FornaciariSisters of Italy Italian → English9
5
1 vote
Italian → English
5
1 vote
Robbie WilliamsSentir English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
ElisaFique English → Portuguese-
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English → Portuguese
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ElisaCoincidências English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
RettoreA Onda do Mar Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
ElisaA Ursa Maior English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
ElisaPerdão English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
ElisaE Tudo De Que Eu Preciso English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
ElisaFale Comigo Spanish → Portuguese-Spanish → Portuguese
ElisaEste Nó English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
James BluntTentando Entender English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
James BluntSinais de Fumaça English → Portuguese-
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English → Portuguese
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ElisaPágina Em Branco Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Grupo RevelaçãoThe Flowery Path Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Turma do PagodeThe Peace I Didn't Have Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Laura PausiniPreste Atenção/Escute Atento Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Jesse FrederickPara Onde Quer Que Você Olhe English → Portuguese-
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English → Portuguese
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Irene GrandiAlways Your Girl Italian → English4
5
1 vote, thanked 1 time
Italian → English
5
1 vote, thanked 1 time
The BeatlesSenhora Madonna English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
EnyaMarca d'Água English → Portuguese2
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English → Portuguese
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The BeatlesBlue Jay Way English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The Lion King (Musical)Rafiki Lamenta Zulu → Portuguese-
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Zulu → Portuguese
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The BeatlesAmanhã Nunca Se Sabe English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Tiziano FerroWithout Running Away Again Italian → English9
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Italian → English
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Black Eyed PeasUma Tribo English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The BeatlesO Tolo Na Colina English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The BeatlesPorque English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The BeatlesChore, Querida, Chore English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The BeatlesEleanor Rigby English → Portuguese-
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English → Portuguese
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John LennonKarma Instantâneo English → Portuguese1
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English → Portuguese
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Roberta SáSomeone Else's Heart Portuguese → English2
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Portuguese → English
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The Lion King (Musical)Hakuna Matata English → Portuguese3
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English → Portuguese
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The Lion King (Musical)Rafiki Mourns Zulu → English-
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Zulu → English
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Laura PausiniPessoas Spanish → Portuguese-Spanish → Portuguese
Paola & ChiaraA Thousand Lights Italian → English-Italian → English
Paola & ChiaraMil Luzes Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
John LennonO Que Quer Que Te Faça Passar A Noite English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
John LennonSonho Nº 9 English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Michael JacksonCriminoso Habilidoso English → Portuguese2
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1 vote, thanked 1 time
English → Portuguese
5
1 vote, thanked 1 time
DolceneraO Meu Único Amor Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
DolceneraNunca Mais Nós Dois Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
MiettaKiss Me Now Italian → English4
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Italian → English
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MiettaMe Beije Agora Italian → Portuguese3
5
1 vote
Italian → Portuguese
5
1 vote
ElisaDo Inferno Um Paraíso English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Maria GadúEstranho Spanish → Portuguese-Spanish → Portuguese
AliceO Contato Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
AliceThe Contact Italian → English-Italian → English
Fiorella MannoiaAquilo Que As Mulheres Não Dizem Italian → Portuguese-
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Italian → Portuguese
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GiorgiaGotas de Memória Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
Alessandra AmorosoImóvel Italian → Portuguese-Italian → Portuguese
The BeatlesQuerida Prudence English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Maria GadúTaregué Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
John LennonJogos Mentais English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Laura PausiniAmar Completamente Spanish → Portuguese-Spanish → Portuguese
Black Eyed PeasVivo English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The BeatlesGarota English → Portuguese2
5
1 vote
English → Portuguese
5
1 vote
Laura PausiniTrust Me Spanish → English-Spanish → English
John LennonPoder Para As Pessoas English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
John LennonMãe English → Portuguese-
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English → Portuguese
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John LennonFeliz Natal (A Guerra Está Acabada) English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
John LennonA Mulher É O Negro do Mundo English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The BeatlesFora de Controle English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The BeatlesHomem de Lugar Nenhum English → Portuguese-
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English → Portuguese
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The BeatlesJulia English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The BeatlesA Palavra English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Shoshana BeanSuper-herói English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
The BeatlesDirigir Meu Carro English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
YanniEncanto Italian → Portuguese2
5
1 vote, thanked 1 time
Italian → Portuguese
5
1 vote, thanked 1 time
Zélia DuncanA Northeasternized Man From The South Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Zélia DuncanExcitement Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
JeremihNão Conte Para Eles English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Michael JacksonA Garota É Minha English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Ivan LinsRemember Me Portuguese → English-
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Portuguese → English
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The BeatlesA Banda de Corações Solitários do Sargento Pimenta English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
AnittaZen Spanish → English-Spanish → English

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