Install Portuguesepedia’s WebApp directly from your browser. Here are the instructions for different devices:

Android Devices

  1. Open Chrome and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Tap the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Add: Select "Add to Home screen."
  4. Confirm: Tap "Add."
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia on your home screen.

Similar steps apply to Firefox and Microsoft Edge web browsers.

iOS Devices

Using Safari:

  1. Open Safari and visit Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Share: Tap the "Share" button (square with an arrow).
  3. Add: Scroll down and tap "Add to Home Screen."
  4. Name: Edit the name if desired, then tap "Add."
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia on your home screen.

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Tap the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Add: Select "Add to Home screen."
  4. Confirm: Tap "Add."
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia on your home screen.

Windows Devices

Using Edge:

  1. Open Edge and visit Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Install: Click the "Install" icon in the address bar or go to the menu (three dots) > "Apps" > "Install this site as an app."
  3. Confirm: Click "Install."
  4. Access: Find Portuguesepedia in your Start Menu or Desktop.

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Install: Select "Install [Portuguesepedia]."
  4. Confirm: Follow the prompts.

macOS Devices

Using Safari:

  1. Open Safari and go to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Add: Click the "Share" button > "Add to Home Screen."
  3. Name: Edit the name if desired, then tap "Add."

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and visit Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Install: Select "Install [Portuguesepedia]."
  4. Confirm: Follow the prompts.
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia in your Applications folder.

Linux Devices

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and go to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Install: Select "Install [Portuguesepedia]."
  4. Confirm: Follow the prompts.
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia in your app launcher.

Using Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three lines) in the top-right corner.
  3. Add: Select "Add to Home screen."
  4. Confirm: Click "Add."

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Learn Basic Portuguese Phrases for Beginners

How do you say “Hi!” in Portuguese? And what about “Thank you”? And what about if you want to introduce yourself to others?

If you are an absolute beginner or someone planning to visit a Portuguese-speaking country any time soon, you have come to the right place. You are about to learn simple Portuguese phrases that we use non-stop in day-to-day life. Here we go.

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1.Olá!Hi!
2.Tudo bem?How are you doing?
3.Bem obrigado/a, e tu? (informal)
Bem obrigado/a, e você? (formal)
I am fine, what about you?
4.Bom diaGood morning
5.Boa tardeGood afternoon
6.Boa noiteGood evening / Good night
7.AdeusBye
8.Até à próximaSee you next time
9.Até jáSee you in a minute
10.Até logoSee you later
11.Até amanhãSee you tomorrow

Note that you say Obrigado or Obrigada depending on if you identify with a man or a woman respectively.

Also, you will often hear Viva! or Então? instead of Olá! And most of the time folks will be combining different expressions into one greeting such as Viva, tudo bem?

Boa noite is used to greet both “Good evening” and “Good night” – the context tells you of course which one it is.

Learn more Portuguese greetings: Saying Hello! in Portuguese: A Comprehensive Rundown on Portuguese Greetings.

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12.Como te chamas? (formal)
Como se chama? (informal)
What’s your name?
13.Chamo-me …My name is …
14.Tenho trinta e três anosI’m 33 years old
15.Sou da SuéciaI am from Sweden
16.Vivo em EstocolmoI live in Stockholm
17.Prazer em conhecerNice to meet you
18.IgualmenteThe same

Instead of saying Chamo-me Sofia you may as well say Sou a Sofia (with the verb Ser), just as you’d say in English My name is … or I am …. You will also hear Moro em Lisboa instead of Vivo em Lisboa since the verbs Morar and Viver can be used interchangeably in this context.

In Portugal, it is common to address people using the 3-person (você, o senhor, a senhora) especially when you don’t know them well. Among friends and relatives, though, we usually use the 2-person (tu). The verb endings change accordingly.

Get your feet wet in Portuguese grammar: Dabbling in Portuguese Grammar – First Impressions for Beginners.

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19.Por favor! or 
Desculpe!
Excuse me!
20.Desculpe! or 
Perdão!
I am sorry!
21.Queria …I would like to have …
22.Onde fica … ?Where is … ?
23.Obrigado/aThanks
24.De nadaYou’re welcome
25.SimYes
26.NãoNo
27.TalvezPerhaps

We often swallow consonant and vowel sounds when we speak and the word Obrigado is a good example. So, don’t be surprised if you hear ~brigado instead.

You’ve probably noticed that Portuguese sounds are quite nasal. For instance, words that end in -ão or -m such as Não and Sim produce nasal sounds.

Dive deeper into Portuguese phonology: Portuguese Pronunciation: A Helpful Guide to Portuguese Basic Sounds and Spelling Patterns.

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28.Não falo PortuguêsI don’t speak Portuguese
29Falo um pouco de PortuguêsI can speak a little Portuguese
30.Fala Inglês?You speak English?
31.Não percebiI didn’t understand
32.Um momento, por favorJust a moment, please
33.Pode repetir?Can you say that again?
34.Pode falar mais devagar?Can you speak slower?
35.O que significa … ?What does it mean … ?

The expressions above are useful when you are interacting with native speakers. People will, in general, be happy to talk to you, but they might as well forget that they need to slow it down for you to understand. So, never shy away from asking Pode falar mais devagar?

The verbs Perceber, Entender, Compreender are all synonyms. If someone says Não percebi/entendi/compreendi to you, that means that he or she didn’t understand you.

Speaking of clarity, sometimes you may need to spell out a word, or other people may do it for you. Here’s something to help you with that: The Portuguese Alphabet: Spelling in Portuguese from A to Z.

Portuguese Numerals

1. um/uma12. doze[…]
2. dois/duas13. treze30. trinta
3. três14. catorze40. quarenta
4. quatro15. quinze50. cinquenta
5. cinco16. dezasseis60. sessenta
6. seis17. dezassete70. setenta
7. sete18. dezoito80. oitenta
8. oito19. dezanove90. noventa
9. nove20. vinte100. cem
10. dez21. vinte e um103. mil
11. onze22. vinte e dois106. milhão

Notice that the first two numbers have their endings changed according to gender: um carro but uma mesa; dois carros but duas mesas.

Become a pro with counting in Portuguese: Numbers in Portuguese: counting from 1 to infinity

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