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
(Audio)
child criança
man homem
woman mulher
family família
town / city vila / cidade
country país
world mundo
house casa
car carro
street / road rua / estrada
shop loja
door porta
table mesa
chair cadeira
window janela
newspaper jornal
book livro
pencaneta / esferográfica
bag saco
rucksack mochila
happiness felicidade
love amor
flower flor
ball bola
work trabalho
vacation férias
passport passaporte
language língua
question pergunta
answer resposta
beginning / start início / começar
end fim
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