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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Forming the Plural in Portuguese

In Portuguese, not only nouns are spelled differently according to number (singular/plural), but also words belonging to other word classes such as adjectives, demonstratives, or possessive pronouns.

Thus, learning a few from-singular-to-plural conversion patterns is very helpful in that it helps you navigate the Portuguese word morphology (which is more intricate than other languages such as English).

Consider the singular and plural versions of the following sentence
(the words marked in blue are the words that change form to agree with the number of the noun they refer to. The words marked in red are the nouns themselves):

Singular
A minha querida prima foi ao café com a minha adorada tia .
My dear cousin went to the coffee house with my adored aunt.

Plural
As minhas queridas primas foram ao café com as minhas adoradas tias.
My dear cousins went to the coffee house with my adored aunts.

As it stands out above, Portuguese has a more varied word morphology to accommodate changes in number (singular/plural) than English. This is a challenge for language learners as they need to keep sentences number-aligned to make them look and sound right.

Luckily, there are a few conversion patterns that will make it easier. Read on.

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Lesson #63 Forming Plurals - Portuguesepedia

Gender and number go hand-in-hand and you may want to read this as well:  Gender of Portuguese Words: A Guide to Masculine-to-Feminine Spelling Patterns.

Nouns –  singular-to-plural conversion patterns

S-plural

In Portuguese, just as in English, the s-plural is dominant. Accordingly, nouns ending in any vowel – -a, -e, -i, -o, -u (the nasal vowel included) – form their plural by adding an -s at the end. A few examples:

SINGULARPLURAL
o cabelo (hair)os cabelos (hairs)
a perna (leg)as pernas (legs)
a maçã (apple)as maçãs (apples)
o dente (tooth)os dentes (teeth)
o rei (king)os reis (kings / king and queen)
o pau (stick)os paus (sticks)
. . . 

eS-plural

This is a variation of the s-plural. Nouns ending with the consonants -n, -r, -s, and -z form their plural with -es. A few examples:

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