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baila

\ba-ee-la\
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Definition

Traditional folk music of Konkani people - Goans and catholic mangaloreans - played at weddings and other happy celebrations to get all the aunties and drunk uncles dancing. Popularised in part by Remo during his brief stint of fame. It is our inheritance from the Portuguese.

Usage

Ye go, mujhe wottu naas baila (come dance the baila with me, girl)
Wos re sorra (go men, rascal)
Added 2012-11-06 by priloza

Root

Konkani

Related Terms

Kaazaar, Goa aamchi re