Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the Portuguese nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Portuguese“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

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Important nouns

EnglishPortuguesePronunciation
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childcriança
manhomem
womanmulher
familyfamília
town / cityvila
cidade

countrypaís
worldmundo
housecasa
carcarro
street / roadrua
estrada

shoploja
doorporta
tablemesa
chaircadeira
windowjanela
newspaperjornal
booklivro
pencaneta
esferográfica

bagsaco
rucksackmochila
happinessfelicidade
loveamor
flowerflor
ballbola
worktrabalho
vacationférias
passportpassaporte
languagelíngua
questionpergunta
answerresposta
beginning / startinício
começar

endfim
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