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