Alma Barroca

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Juan [xwan] 🇧🇷
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7305 translations, 3 transliterations, 7312 thanks received, 206 translation requests fulfilled for 140 members, 45 transcription requests fulfilled, added 182 idioms, explained 160 idioms, left 18073 comments

Will try to stay active mostly from Friday - Wednesday

About me

Hey, there.

I am a native speaker of Portuguese. I know a little bit of Spanish (I had to study a year of it when I was in school ~10 years ago, 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 when I was a child and then searching for what their lyrics meant. I also took half an year of Latin classes back in college. I grew interested and curious in learning Catalan, Galician, Romanian and Hebrew. As I don't think I know these languages well, I often won't be translating into them, but mainly from them. My translations into said languages will only be of songs the lyrics of which I think are easy enough for me. Note: I speak from Brazil, so expect a Brazilian/Latin American mind translating and talking to you.

As for my academic background: i have a Licentiate degree in Languages (Portuguese/English), a Specialist degree in Portuguese Language (Romance Philology) and am currently taking a Master's in Language Studies (Language Policies and Politics).

A polite warning: I don't usually fulfill requests - I only do so if I have some free time available (or if I really like that specific song you want translated). If you want a song specifically translated by me, then send me a PM - but take in consideration that I'll only do it when I have the time.

I'm interested in studying about language and linguistics (specially Romance Lingustics and about language endangerment) arts in general and acting (I myself was a newbie actor ages ago and have a professional play in my portfolio). That extends to my profile picture, wherein you'll find a portrait of Oswald de Andrade Filho (Nonê), by Brazilian painter Anita Malfatti, one of my favorite painters.

If you like one of my translations, don't hesitate: click the 'Thanks' button, leave a comment or a rating. It makes me happy to know you liked what I did - and that's a way of improving myself, specially in languages I do not master yet.

Best wishes.

Languages
Native
Portuguese
Fluent
English
Studied
Latin
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7305 translations posted by Alma Barroca, 3 transliterations posted by Alma BarrocaDetailsAll Translations

ArtistTranslationLanguagesCommentsInfoInfosort descending
Tina ArenaVocê Está Sempre Lá French → PortugueseFrench → Portuguese
Marcos SacramentoI Talk About Love Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Selma ReisThe Price Of A Life Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Selma ReisOctober Stars Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Ana CarolinaOld Piano Portuguese → English
2 thanks received
Portuguese → English
2 thanks received
AneekaA Um Segundo de Odiar Spanish → Portuguese
2 thanks received
Spanish → Portuguese
2 thanks received
AneekaA Second Away From Hating Spanish → English2
thanked 1 time
Spanish → English
thanked 1 time
Anna TatangeloAstronautas Italian → PortugueseItalian → Portuguese
Anna TatangeloAstronauts Italian → EnglishItalian → English
Anna TatangeloMe Ame Amanhã Italian → PortugueseItalian → Portuguese
Anna TatangeloLove Me Tomorrow Italian → EnglishItalian → English
Carly SimonFeira de Scarborough English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Carly SimonQuando Estamos Juntos English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Gianluca GrignaniI Sometimes Overreact Italian → EnglishItalian → English
Gianluca GrignaniÀs Vezes Exagero Italian → PortugueseItalian → Portuguese
Erasmo CarlosI'm Gonna Get Naked To Catch Your Eye Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Brittain AshfordNão Aqui, Mas Em Algum Lugar English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
The Lion King (Musical)Notte senza fine French → Italian2
thanked 1 time
French → Italian
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Dioni JuradoUm Dia Novo English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
The Lion King (Musical)Noite Sem Fim French → PortugueseFrench → Portuguese
The Lion King (Musical)Endless Night French → EnglishFrench → English
Gatlin ElmsAs Cores Que Não Podemos Ver English → Portuguese
thanked 1 time
English → Portuguese
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Gatlin ElmsOs Segredos English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Juan Andrés y Nicolás OspinaQue Difícil É Falar Espanhol Spanish → PortugueseSpanish → Portuguese
Matthew MorrisonEstá Acabado English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
John OatesDeus Me Mandou English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Randy JacksonComo Eu Posso Ter Certeza? English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Lena HallEstranhona English → Portuguese
thanked 1 time
English → Portuguese
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Lena HallComo Fica A Gente? English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Lena HallTodas As Desculpas English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Lena HallNada Mais Importa English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
YlanaThat Red Rose Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Daniel CarlomagnoWithout You Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Elymar SantosHelp Me Forget You Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Elymar SantosFor Everyone To See Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Lara FabianOs Dois Lados English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Lara FabianO Homem Com A Criança Nos Olhos English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Cássia EllerI Need God To Come Down Here Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Cássia EllerConfusion Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Arnaldo AntunesReason Is Given To Those Who Have It Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Arnaldo AntunesProposal Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Arnaldo AntunesExtragalactic Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Arnaldo AntunesWhere Did My Heart Go? Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Elba RamalhoIt Wants More Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Elba RamalhoIf I Had Wings Portuguese → English
2 thanks received
Portuguese → English
2 thanks received
Fafá de BelémThe Rest Of The Rest Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Diana RossAlguém Que Você Amou Antes English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Diana RossTodo Dia É Um Novo Dia English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Alice RipleyMensagem Numa Garrafa English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Sherie Rene ScottEle Nos Dá Todo O Seu Amor English → Portuguese
thanked 1 time
English → Portuguese
thanked 1 time
Deniece WilliamsPrecisaremos de Um Milagre English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Dani BlackLife Is Full Of These Things Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Portuguese → English
thanked 1 time
Dani BlackUh Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Mango (Italy)Ouro Italian → PortugueseItalian → Portuguese
Cyndi LauperEspírito Amigo English → Portuguese
thanked 1 time
English → Portuguese
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Cyndi LauperEu Não Quero Ser Sua Amiga English → Portuguese
thanked 1 time
English → Portuguese
thanked 1 time
Cyndi LauperChapéu Cheio de Estrelas English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Kim CarnesLonge Demais English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Kim CarnesCrimes do Coração English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Isabella TavianiDon't Make A Fool Of Me Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Isabella TavianiScorpion Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Isabella TavianiWanderer Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Isabella TavianiIvete Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
NalandaOversensitive Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Tina ArenaMulher English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Paulo MiklosStay Aware! Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Paulo MiklosNo One Ever Gets Tired Of Listening To The Sound of Their Own Voices Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Paulo MiklosTo The 500 Dead Street Surfers Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Paulo MiklosMomma Said... Pappa Said... Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Fond Of RudyDizer Algo English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
SzlachetkaPasse Dezembro Em Casa English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Mando SaenzSete Dólares English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Jamie KentLevante O Rosto English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Eros RamazzottiNascemos Para Amar Italian → Portuguese2
thanked 1 time
Italian → Portuguese
thanked 1 time
InnaOh, If We Hook Up Portuguese → English
2 thanks received
Portuguese → English
2 thanks received
Alanis MorissetteDiagnóstico English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Taïs ReganelliCriança French, Portuguese → PortugueseFrench, Portuguese → Portuguese
Taïs ReganelliChild French, Portuguese → EnglishFrench, Portuguese → English
Pepeu GomesI Also Want To Kiss Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Carmélia AlvesThe Trush in the Cage Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Thomas OliverMontanhas Búlgaras English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Deborah BlandoEagles Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Taïs ReganelliSearch Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Márcio PazinInvisible Painting Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Brittain AshfordNinguém Está Sozinho English → Portuguese1
thanked 1 time
English → Portuguese
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Melinda DoolittleEu Nunca Pararei de Amar Você English → Portuguese
thanked 1 time
English → Portuguese
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Kristin ChenowethDesperado English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Lena HallVioleta English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Lena HallAnarquia No RU English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Tina ArenaRessaca de Amor English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Tina ArenaVivendo Uma Vida Juntos English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
The Little Mermaid (OST)Part of Your World Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Sutton FosterQue Venha O Mal Tempo English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Sutton FosterO Brilho do Sol Sobre Os Meus Ombros English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Sutton FosterNo Telhado English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Gloria EstefanEu Te Conheço Muito Bem English → PortugueseEnglish → Portuguese
Kristang FolkPoema di Malacca Other → ItalianOther → Italian
The 5th DimensionVai Saber Se Ele Voltará Italian → PortugueseItalian → Portuguese
MyllenaIs Like Gold To Me Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English
Nila BrancoGarden of Life Portuguese → EnglishPortuguese → English

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