Lavadeira

Category: Corridos

Lyrics, Translations, Music Video and Song Meaning


Song Lyrics

00:06 - Lava, lava, lavadeira

Eng: wash, wash, laundrywoman

00:08 - A roupa do Capoeira

Eng: capoeira clothes

00:11 - Lava, lava, lavadeira

Eng: wash, wash, laundrywoman

00:13 - A roupa do Capoeira

Eng: capoeira clothes

00:15 - Porque hoje é domingo

Eng: Because today it is sunday

00:17 - Amanhã segunda feira

Eng: Tomorrow Monday

00:20 - Hoje a festa é no bonfim

Eng: Today the party is in Bonfim

00:22 - Amanhã é na ribeira

Eng: Tomorrow it is in the Ribeira

00:24 - Oi, vai ter roda de samba

Eng: Oi, lets have samba de roda

00:26 - E jogo de capoeira

Eng: And a game of capoeira

00:29 - Moleque, tome cuidado

Eng: Kid, take care

00:31 - Com o tombo da ladeira

Eng: With the tombo da ladeira

00:33 - Sua roupa está limpa

Eng: Your clothes are clean

00:36 - Coitada da lavadeira

Eng: Poor laundrywoman

00:38 - Lava, lava, lavadeira

Eng: wash, wash, laundrywoman

00:40 - A roupa do capoeira

Eng: capoeira clothes

00:42 - Lava, lava, lavadeira

Eng: wash, wash, laundrywoman

00:45 - A roupa do capoeira

Eng: capoeira clothes

00:47 - Porque hoje é domingo

Eng: Because today it is sunday

00:50 - Amanhã segunda feira

Eng: Tomorrow Monday

00:52 - Hoje a festa é no bonfim

Eng: Today the party is in Bonfim

00:54 - Amanhã é na ribeira

Eng: Tomorrow it is in the Ribeira

00:57 - Oi, vai ter roda de samba

Eng: Oi, lets have samba de roda

00:59 - E jogo de capoeira

Eng: And a game of capoeira

01:01 - Moleque, tome cuidado

Eng: Kid, take care

01:04 - Com o tombo da ladeira

Eng: With the tombo da ladeira

01:06 - Sua roupa está limpa

Eng: Your clothes are clean

01:08 - Coitada da lavadeira

Eng: Poor laundrywoman

01:10 - Lava, lava, lavadeira

Eng: wash, wash, laundrywoman

History and sentiment behind song

Tombo de ladeira literally means “fall down the hill”. It is the name of a movement described in Melo Moraes Filho’s 1901 description of capoeira in Rio: “to touch, with one’s foot, the opponent while he jumps in the air.”


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