Alma Barroca

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Name
Juan
Joined
05.04.2012
Role
Moderator
Points
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Contribution
5742 translations, thanked 3636 times, solved 172 requests, helped 116 members, transcribed 34 songs, added 172 idioms, explained 139 idioms, left 10789 comments
Gender

Male

From

Rio

Occupation

Teacher / Researcher

Studying a lot

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, currently engaged in post-graduate studies in Portuguese language and Education. For that reason, I might not be around as I have been in the past months and might log in only once or twice a week.

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 one of my translations, 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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5742 translations posted by Alma BarrocaDetailsAll Translations

ArtistTranslationLanguagesCommentsInfoInfo
Nando ReisAs Free as a Divinity Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
GiorgiaWhen A Star Dies Italian → English6
thanked 27 times
Italian → English
thanked 27 times
Maria GadúKings Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Maria GadúWith the Wind Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Nando ReisThe Bishop and I Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Toni FerreiraI'll Tell You Tomorrow Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Taís AlvarengaI Still Think Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Maria GadúNatural Stranger Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Nando ReisOnly For So Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Josh GrobanConversa Vazia English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Josh GrobanCaindo Lentamente English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Kristin ChenowethDo Jeito Que Sou English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Kristin ChenowethPoder English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Taís AlvarengaI Went Out Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
SarauMy Friends Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
João GuarizoThe Dove Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Cássia EllerShrine Portuguese → English
thanked 3 times
Portuguese → English
thanked 3 times
Nando ReisEmpty Heart Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Nando ReisBack in Vânia Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Tiago IorcA New Song Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Maria GadúColorful Demon Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Kristin ChenowethSerei Eu English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Nando ReisAncient Light Portuguese → English
thanked 3 times
Portuguese → English
thanked 3 times
Daniel ChaudonLuzia Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Adriana CalcanhottoOwner of the Castle Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Zeca BaleiroAs Odair Used to Say Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Arnaldo AntunesA Kilogram Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
João GuarizoIn My Past Life Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Bee GeesSe Eu Não Puder Te Amar English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Marisa MonteYou're a Jerk Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Zélia DuncanSubtle Beauty Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Zélia DuncanDistraction Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Zélia DuncanGreed Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Arnaldo AntunesGrowing Old Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Toni FerreiraRest Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Alanis MorissetteSua Casa English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Alanis MorissetteCompletamente Apaixonada English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Adriana CalcanhottoAbout the Afternoon Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Alanis MorissetteMary Jane English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Adriana CalcanhottoFear of Loving Nº 3 Portuguese → English
thanked 3 times
Portuguese → English
thanked 3 times
Zélia DuncanYou'll See Me in Everything Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Zélia DuncanAlmost Unwillingly Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Alanis MorissetteAtravés de Você English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Daniel ChaudonWe've Discovered Ourselves Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Laura PausiniMais Claro Italian → PortugueseItalian → Portuguese
Laura PausiniMore Clear Italian → English2
5
1 vote, thanked 1 time
Italian → English
5
1 vote, thanked 1 time
Laura PausiniClear Italian → English
thanked 19 times
Italian → English
thanked 19 times
Laura PausiniMais Claro Italian → Portuguese
thanked 2 times
Italian → Portuguese
thanked 2 times
Laura PausiniClaro Spanish → Portuguese2
5
1 vote, thanked 1 time
Spanish → Portuguese
5
1 vote, thanked 1 time
Laura PausiniClear Again Spanish → English4
5
2 votes, thanked 4 times
Spanish → English
5
2 votes, thanked 4 times
Marisa MonteDreams Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Alanis MorissettePorque Não English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
James BluntAnnie English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Marisa MonteSummer Rain/It's All Over Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Marisa MonteJeito Sul-Americano Portuguese → PortuguesePortuguese → Portuguese
Marisa MonteEscutei Pelas Parreiras English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Arnaldo AntunesWherever You Go Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Toni FerreiraHover Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Toni FerreiraManjubá Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Ana CarolinaI Lost, But Don't Rub It In Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Ana CarolinaA Guitar and My Voice Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Arnaldo AntunesSo Distant Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Arnaldo AntunesOr You Like Me, Or You Don't Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Toni FerreiraThe Boat Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Toni FerreiraTo Know About a Soul Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Arnaldo AntunesEnvious Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Ana CarolinaI'm Getting Out Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Ana & JorgeFour Pieces of Cheese Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Ana & JorgeAnd the Street Will Guide Me Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Ana CarolinaPrayer of Saint Francis Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Ana CarolinaHumble People Portuguese → English
thanked 3 times
Portuguese → English
thanked 3 times
Michael JacksonPreto ou Branco English → Portuguese
thanked 1 time
English → Portuguese
thanked 1 time
James BluntEstas São As Palavras English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Adriana CalcanhottoBagatelles Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Adriana CalcanhottoLullaby Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Alanis MorissetteFitas English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Alanis MorissetteParabéns Pra Você English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Alanis MorissetteDentro de Nós English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Ana CarolinaThe Best of Me Portuguese → English2
5
1 vote, thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
5
1 vote, thanked 1 time
Josh GrobanEla Se Moveu Pela Feira English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Alanis MorissetteNão Aconteceria English → Portuguese2
5
1 vote
English → Portuguese
5
1 vote
Alanis MorissetteCamisa de Força English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Adriana CalcanhottoThitherward Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Kristin ChenowethPobre e Estranha Viajante English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Kristin ChenowethNunca Haverá Outro Alguém English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Kristin ChenowethSobre Esta Rocha English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Adriana CalcanhottoI'll Wait Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Ana CarolinaA Song For You Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Ana CarolinaStronger Portuguese → English2
5
1 vote, thanked 2 times
Portuguese → English
5
1 vote, thanked 2 times
Ana CarolinaLights On Portuguese → English
thanked 2 times
Portuguese → English
thanked 2 times
Bee GeesQue Haja Amor English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
James BluntPasse a Noite Aqui English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Josh GrobanFeliz Na Minha Decepção English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Adriana CalcanhottoPoesia Nova Occitan → PortugueseOccitan → Portuguese
Adriana CalcanhottoCome And See Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Zélia DuncanTwo Girlfriends Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Bee GeesE O Sol Vai Brilhar English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Zélia DuncanEstou Deprimida Por Você? English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Zélia DuncanI Hit Myself Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Zélia DuncanComfortable Casual Attire Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English

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