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Portuguese Preposition 'De'

Portuguese Preposition ‘De’

The Portuguese preposition de is primarily a preposition of origin and the Portuguese equivalent of from. Additionally, we use de in genitive constructions, as a noun modifier, and to express time, among others. Here’s an example of de used as…

Portuguese-Spanish Cognates and False Friends

Portuguese-Spanish Cognates and False Friends

Being familiar with Spanish gives those starting to learn Portuguese a huge head start – these languages are closely related and there are thousands of cognates between them. Wondering about what a cognate is?  Cognates are words that share a…