A Bananeira Caiu

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Song Lyrics

O facão bateu em baixo

a bananeira caiu

o facão bateu em baixo

a bananeira caiu

cai cai bananeira

a bananeira caiu

English Translation

My machete struck low

the banana tree fell

the machete struck low

the banana tree fell

fall, fall, banana tree

the banana tree fell

History and sentiment behind song

Bananeira also refers to the handstand used in capoeira. This song may be appropriate to sing when a real valentão (valiant one) is taught the art of falling.