Portuguese Vocabulary
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By the book, all the words known and used by a Portuguese speaker make part of the Portuguese Vocabulary...

If you want to acquire Portuguese vocabulary quickly, start studying some Cognates (or Easy Words) - the Portuguese you didn't know you knew!

Portuguese Vocabulary

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Once you know this vocabulary, you can move ahead to new ways of expressing yourself. See:

  • Idiomatic Expressions - Group of words in a fixed order that have a different meaning from the meanings of each word understood on its own:

    "Palavra de honra."
    "I cross my heart."

  • Proverbs - Popular sentences stating something commonly experienced or giving advice:

    A beleza está nos olhos de quem vê.
    Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder.

  • Tongue Twisters - Sentences intended to be difficult to say, especially when repeated quickly and often:

    Onde digo digo, não digo digo, digo Diogo.
    Onde digo Diogo, não digo Diogo, digo digo!

  • Portuguese Quotes - Learn Portuguese with Inspiration:

    All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
    Walt Disney

    Portuguese Vocabulary: Easier than You Think...

    Got it? It is not necessary for you to memorize hundreds and hundreds of Portuguese words. According to the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, “by the age of two a child will have a vocabulary of about 200 words.”

    So, with just a hundred words you can express a huge variety of ideas, as you will learn by taking our Portuguese Lessons.

    Give it a try! J

    1. Adjectives

    2. Animals

    3. Beach

    4. Beverages

    5. Body Parts

    6. Clothing  

    7. Countries

    8. Colors

    9. Days

    10. Face

    11. Family

    12. Food

    13. Gospel

    14. House

    15. Jobs

    16. Months

    17. Numbers

    18. Ordinals

    19. Places

    20. Question Words

    21. School

    22. Sports

    23. Weather

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