Alma Barroca

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5196 translations, thanked 3105 times, solved 158 requests, helped 107 members, transcribed 27 songs, added 143 idioms, explained 110 idioms
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Linguistic thinker

With plenty of time on my hands


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 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.

French, German, Italian, Latin, Spanish
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5196 translations posted by Alma BarrocaDetailsAll Translations

Bee GeesSozinho English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
ElisaUm English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Bee GeesOs Espíritos Voaram English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Bee GeesEu Não Quero Viver Dentro De Mim Mesmo English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Bee GeesQuebradora de Corações English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Janis IanAos Dezessete Anos English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Bee GeesMelody Fair English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Caetano VelosoLittle God Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Daniel ChaudonAlone, But Accompanied Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Daniel ChaudonThe Flavors of Being What I Am Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Kristin ChenowethA Canção Se Lembrará English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Alanis MorissetteO Coração da Casa English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Alanis MorissettePersonagem Simpático English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Nando ReisA Declaration of Love Portuguese → English-
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James BluntEu Te Quero Muito English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Daniel ChaudonWe No Longer Are Together Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Daniel ChaudonSolid Ground (You'd Better Be Careful) Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Vanessa da MataListen To This Tune Portuguese → English-
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Nando ReisI Grief For Realengo Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Daniel ChaudonThe Present Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Daniel ChaudonOur Samba Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Daniel ChaudonWhat You Decided Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
James BluntFogo Amigo English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Seu JorgeThe Brazilian Faces Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Adriana PartimpimA Child and A Jaguar Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
James BluntCoração a Coração English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
James BluntCartões Postais English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Black Eyed PeasMe Encontre No Meio do Caminho English → Portuguese-
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Adriana PartimpimYou'll Be A Sagittarian Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Adriana CalcanhottoPoint of View Portuguese → English1
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Portuguese → English
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Adriana CalcanhottoGeisha, Let Me Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Zélia DuncanDon't You Dare! Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Zélia DuncanSeeing the Scenery Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Luiz TatitSick Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Bee GeesAmanhã, Amanhã English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Bee GeesEmoção Noturna English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Zeca BaleiroA Single Guy's Samba Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Zeca BaleiroHey, Beethoven Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Barão VermelhoThe Poet is Alive! Portuguese → English-
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Cássia EllerBrazil Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Adriana CalcanhottoStronger-Scented Portuguese → English-
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Portuguese → English
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Adriana CalcanhottoSeconds Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Adriana CalcanhottoSilent Brown Skinned Man Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Simone (Brazil)Then Tell Me Portuguese → English-
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Portuguese → English
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Toni FerreiraDear, Why Were You Born Portuguese → English-
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Portuguese → English
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Adriana PartimpimThe Ballerina's Song Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Adriana CalcanhottoThe Night Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Toni FerreiraThorn Scars (I Was A Clown To You) Portuguese → English6
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Portuguese → English
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Maria GadúEu Sei Que Não Vai Demorar English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Maria GadúAn Indigenous Kind Of Love Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Maria GadúPretty Rose Portuguese → English-
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Portuguese → English
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Michael JacksonCure O Mundo English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
James BluntNa Próxima Vez Que Eu Tiver 17 Anos English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Alanis MorissetteNão Ser Mais Esquecida English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Alanis MorissetteMoratória English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Toni FerreiraOur Reflection Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Zeca BaleiroThat Small Beach Portuguese → English4
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Portuguese → English
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Zeca BaleiroGeraldo Vandré Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Zeca BaleiroJesus At the Cyber Cofee of Hell Portuguese → English-
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Zeca BaleiroYou Never Call Me Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Marisa MonteLipstick On Your Teeth Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Marisa MonteI Don't Want You Doing That Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Zeca BaleiroThe Heart of the Suicide Bomber Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Josh GrobanAbaixo da Linha English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Zeca BaleiroEu Não Sou Ninguém English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Zeca BaleiroYou're Mean Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Nando ReisThree Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Nando ReisA Lot Out Of Nothing Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Andru DonaldsMe Salve English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Nando ReisTenderness & Affection Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Céline DionEsse Mundo É Dos Homens English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Céline DionSeja O Meu Homem English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Céline DionNão Posso Lutar Contra Esse Sentimento English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Céline DionSurpresa, Surpresa English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
NightwishEu Queria Ter Um Anjo English → Portuguese5
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Tiziano FerroOur Romance Depends On You Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Tiziano FerroBreathe Gentle English → English-English → English
Tiziano FerroRespire Suavemente English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
ElisaYashal English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
ElisaLisert English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
MadonnaOlhos Espanhóis English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Arnaldo AntunesI Can Change Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Arnaldo AntunesI'll Die, My Dear Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Gilberto GilMamãe English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
ElisaSaudade Kurdish (Kurmanji) → Portuguese-Kurdish (Kurmanji) → Portuguese
Seu JorgeTake Care of Me Portuguese → English-
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Portuguese → English
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Arnaldo AntunesMommy Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Adriana PartimpimLullaby Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Adriana CalcanhottoYour Plan To Get Over Me Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Céline DionEssa É A Mulher Em Mim English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
Céline DionOlhar Para Mim English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese
RihannaDiamantes (No Céu) English → Portuguese-
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Cássia EllerWhy Are We Like That? Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Cássia EllerI Can't Cause Harm To Anyone Portuguese → English2Portuguese → English
Nando ReisDiamond Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Nando ReisDarling, I Wanted Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Daniel ChaudonAnywhere Else Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Marisa MonteThe Dawn and Love Portuguese → English-Portuguese → English
Marisa MonteSamba and Love Portuguese → English-
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Céline DionNovo Dia English → Portuguese-English → Portuguese