Easy Portuguese Words

Easy Portuguese Words are words similar to English, and will enable you to understand what is meant.

Easy Portuguese is Portuguese similar to English.

There are of several types of Easy Portuguese Words:

1. EASY PORTUGUESE WORDS SPELLED LIKE ENGLISH

2. EASY PORTUGUESE WORDS SPELLED LIKE ENGLISH SOMEWHAT

3. EASY PORTUGUESE WORDS PRONOUNCED LIKE ENGLISH

Easy Portuguese Words look like English words. Some Easy Portuguese words are spelled exactly like English. Other Easy Portuguese words are spelled slightly different than English, but look related.

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EASY PORTUGUESE WORDS SPELLED LIKE ENGLISH

Easy Portuguese Words Spelled Like English are some of the easiest words in Portuguese for English speakers.

When you travel to Portugal or Brazil, you will probably see some Easy Portuguese Words Spelled Like English that you will be able to understand just because you know the English words related to these Easy Portuguese Words.

Examples of Portuguese Words Spelled Like English:

After the Portuguese versions of each word is the pronunciation of the Portuguese word.

Some of these Portuguese Words Spelled Like English are pronounced like English, and in the pronunciation guide the Portuguese words pronounced like English are enclosed in single quotation marks, as in: bar -- [‘bar’].

But some other Portuguese Words Spelled Like English are pronounced quite differently than English, and their pronunciations appear in the simplified pronunciation guide.

English -- Portuguese -- [Say Portuguese]

advertising -- [‘advertising’]

área -- [AH-ree-ah]

artificial -- [uhr-tee-fee-see-AHL]

auto -- [AHOO-taw]

Australia -- [ah-oo-STRAH-lee-ah]

banana -- [‘banana’]

band-aids -- [bahn-DAY-ee-jeez]

bar (place) -- [‘bar’]

café -- [‘café’]

Califórnia -- [‘Califórnia’]

Canadá -- [kah-nah-DAH]

casino -- [kuh-SEE-noo]

CDs -- [seh-DEHZ]

cereal -- [seh-ree-AHL]

chocolate -- [shoo-koo-LAHT]

cinema -- [see-NEH-mah]

Coca Cola -- [‘Coca Cola’]

crepe -- [krehp]

dental -- [dehn-TAHL]

digital -- [deh-zseh-TAHL]

e-mail -- [ee-MEHL]

euros -- [EHOO-rooz]

favor -- [fuh-VAUR]

fax -- [fahks]

formal -- [for-MAHL]

formula -- [fawr-MOO-LUH]

fotos -- [FAW-tooz]

gás -- [gahz]

granola -- [‘granola’]

hospital -- [aws-pee-TAHL]

hotel -- [aw-TEHL]

ibuprofen -- [EE-boo-PRAW-feng]

informal -- [een-for-MAHL]

internet -- [een-tehr-NEHT]

interior -- [eeng-teh-ree-AUR]

Jacuzzi -- [‘Jacuzzi’]

jazz -- [zsahz]

jeans -- [‘jeans’]

jet-ski -- [ZSEHT-‘ski’]

kiwi (fruit) -- [kee-WEE]

kosher -- [KAW-shehr]

local -- [loo-KAHL]

logoff -- [law-GAWF]

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EASY PORTUGUESE WORDS SPELLED LIKE ENGLISH SOMEWHAT

Easy Portuguese Words Spelled Like English Somewhat are words similar to English, but spelled somewhat differently than English -- although easily recognizable as related to English.

After Easy Portuguese Words Spelled Like English, the next easiest for English speakers are these Easy Portuguese Words Spelled Somewhat Like English.

Easy Portuguese Words Spelled Like English Somewhat are so easy that they need no translation because the similarity to English will enable you to understand what the word means.

When you travel to Portugal or Brazil, you will probably see some Easy Portuguese Words Spelled Somewhat Like English which you will be able to understand just because you know the English words related to these Easy Portuguese Words.

Examples of Easy Portuguese Words Spelled Like English Somewhat:

After the Portuguese version of each word is the pronunciation of the Portuguese word.

Portuguese -- English -- [Say Portuguese]

magnífico -- magnificant -- [mahg-NEE-fee-koo]

maionese -- mayonnaise -- [‘mayonnaise’]

manga -- mango -- [‘mango’]

mapa -- map -- [MAH-puh]

mensagem -- messages -- [mehn-SAH-zseng]

mercado -- market -- [mehr-KAH-doo]

meu -- my -- [mehoo]

milhagem -- mileage -- [mee-LYAH-zseng]

minha -- my – [MEE-nyuh]

modificar -- modify -- [moo-dee-fee-KAHR]

momento -- moment -- [moo-MEHN-too]

montanha -- mountain -- [maun-TAH-nyuh]

museu -- museum -- [moo-SEHOO]

não -- no -- [nohm]

noite -- night -- [noyt]

nome -- name – [NAU-mee]

número -- number -- [NOO-meh-roh]

Olá. -- Hello. -- [aw-LAH]

omelette -- omelet -- [‘omelet’]

palácio -- palace -- [puh-LAH-see-yoo]

papel -- paper -- [puh-PEHL]

parque -- park -- [PAHR-keh]

passaporte -- passport -- [pah-suh-PAWRT]

permitidas -- permitted -- [pehr-mee-TEE-thuhs]

plataforma -- platform (train) -- [plah-tuh-FAWR-muh]

por -- per -- [poor]

porco -- pork -- [PAUR-koo]

português -- Portuguese -- [‘Portuguese’]

preço -- price -- [PREH-soo]

problema -- problem -- [proo-BLEH-muh]

protestante -- protestant -- [‘protestant’]

qualificada -- qualified -- [KWAH-lee-fee-KAH-thuh]

quilo -- kilo -- [‘kilo’]

quilómetro -- kilometer -- [kee-LAW-meh-troo]

raquete -- racket -- [‘racket’]

reação -- reaction -- [rree-ah-SOHM]

receber -- receive -- [reh-seh-BEHR]

recibo -- receipt -- [reh-SEE-boo]

recomendar -- recommend -- [reh-kaw-mehn-DAHR]

repeat -- repetir -- [reh-peh-TEER]

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EASY PORTUGUESE WORDS PRONOUNCED LIKE ENGLISH

There are of several types of Easy Portuguese Words Pronounced Like English:

A. Portuguese Words Pronounced Like English And Also Spelled Like English.

B. Portuguese Words Pronounced Like English But Spelled Differently.

The Portuguese Words Pronounced Like English are enclosed in single quotation marks, as in: bar -- [‘bar’], in the pronunciation guide.

But some other Portuguese Words Spelled Like English are pronounced quite differently than English, and their pronunciations appear in the simplified pronunciation guide.

To keep Portuguese pronunciation easiest, these Portuguese words are shown to have a similar pronunciation to English if the letters are pronounced enough alike that Portuguese people will probably understand what you mean if you pronounce those words as you do in English. You may merely sound like you have an ‘English accent’ in Portuguese.

When you travel to Portugal or Brazil, you will probably hear some Easy Portuguese Words Pronounced Somewhat Like English that you will be able to understand.

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Portuguese Words Pronounced Like English And Also Spelled Like English.

These are the very easiest Portuguese words to pronounce.

English -- Portuguese -- [Say Like English]

advertising -- [‘advertising’]

banana -- [‘banana’]

bar (place) -- [‘bar’]

café -- [‘café’]

Califórnia -- [‘Califórnia’]

Coca Cola -- [‘Coca Cola’]

gay (homosexual’) -- [‘gay’]

granola -- [‘granola’]

Jacuzzi -- [‘Jacuzzi’]

jeans -- [‘jeans’]

marketing -- [‘marketing’]

OK -- [‘OK’]

piano -- [‘piano’]

pizza -- [‘pizza’]

show -- [‘show’]

ski (boots) -- [‘ski’]

snorkling -- [‘snorkling’]

super -- [‘super’]

T-shirt -- [‘T-shirt’]

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Portuguese Words Pronounced Like English But Spelled Differently.

To keep Portuguese pronunciation easiest, these Portuguese words are shown to have a similar pronunciation to English if the letters are pronounced enough alike that Portuguese people will probably understand what you mean if you pronounce those words as you do in English. You may merely sound like you have an ‘English accent’ in Portuguese.

Most likely not to be understood are short words of one syllable. The more syllables a word has, the less likely it is to be misunderstood, because the adjoining syllables help clarify the meaning of any one syllable that might sound ambiguous, and might be mistaken for a different word by the listener.

A famous funny example of French being misunderstood is “Je t’adore!” -- three syllables pronounced [zhuh tah-DOHR]. It means ‘I love you!’ -- but to an English-speaker it can sound like ‘Shut the door!’

English -- Portuguese -- [Say Like English]

detergent -- detergente -- [‘detergent’]

distant -- distante -- [‘distant’]

dollars -- dólares -- [‘dollars’]

elevator -- elevador -- [‘elevator’]

excellent -- excelente -- [‘excellent’]

filet (steak) -- filé (Brazil) -- [‘filet’]

golf -- golfe -- [‘golf’]

heterosexual -- heterossexual -- [‘heterosexual’]

identification -- identificação -- [‘identification’]

infection -- infecção -- [‘infection’]

innocent -- inocente -- [‘innocent’]

intolerant -- intolerante -- [‘intolerant’]

kilo -- quilo -- [‘kilo’]

lemon -- limão -- [‘lemon’]

mango -- manga -- [‘mango’]

mayonnaise -- maionese -- [‘mayonnaise’]

melon -- melão -- [‘melon’]

night -- noite -- [‘night’]

no -- não -- [‘no’]

omelet -- omelette -- [‘omelet’]

packet -- pacote -- [‘packet’]

park (n) -- parque -- [‘park’]

phone -- fone -- [‘phone’]

Portuguese -- português -- [‘Portuguese’]

protestant -- protestante -- [‘protestant’]

racket -- raquete -- [‘racket’]

repellent -- repelente -- [‘repellent’]

restaurant -- restaurante -- [‘restaurant’]

sandwich -- sanduíche -- [‘sandwich’]

shampoo -- xampu (Brazil) -- [‘shampoo’]

sweater -- suéter (Brazil) -- [‘sweater’]

telephone -- telefone -- [‘telephone’]

tennis -- ténis (Portugal) -- [‘tennis’]

tennis -- tênis (Brazil) -- [‘tennis’]

train -- trem (Brazil) -- [‘train’]

urgent -- urgente -- [‘urgent’]

vermouth -- vermute -- [‘vermouth’]

vinegar -- vinagre -- [‘vinegar’]

volleyball -- voleibol -- [‘volleyball’]

yogurt -- yogurte -- [‘yogurt’]

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Easy Portuguese Words are not the only part of Portuguese that is easy.

Easy Portuguese is Portuguese similar to English.

EASY PORTUGUESE PHRASES contain enough words similar to English that you will be able to understand what the phrases mean.

EASY PORTUGUESE SENTENCES contain enough words similar to English that you will be able to understand what the sentences mean.

EASY PORTUGUESE PRONUNCIATIONS are Portuguese words pronounced like English, with some spelled exactly like English, and others spelled slightly different than English but still pronounced like English.

EASY PORTUGUESE GRAMMAR has Portuguese words similar to English in the same order in Portuguese as in English (but unfortunately not all Portuguese grammar is Easy Portuguese Grammar.)

All this Easy Portuguese is featured on the web site www.easiest-foreign-languages.com

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Many Portuguese words are spelled exactly like English. Even more Portuguese words are spelled slightly different than English -- although easily recognizable as related to English.

Discover how much you know about Portuguese just because you know English. You will recognize more Portuguese words than you realize.

Since so many Portuguese words resemble English, it makes sense to take advantage of your experience with those related words. If you are an English-speaker, you have spent years with these English words that resemble Portuguese words. You know how to pronounce them, what they mean, how to use them in conversation, all without thinking about them consciously.

If you’ve never studied Portuguese, you may not realize that you already know many Portuguese words in English. Easiest Foreign Languages will reveal that you already know quite a bit of Portuguese, because so many Portuguese words are similar to English.

The Easy Portuguese words that are similar to English provide the easiest way to begin learning Portuguese, and can make learning the Portuguese language easier for you.

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LINKS TO MORE EASY PORTUGUESE WORDS:


EASY PORTUGUESE WORDS SPELLED LIKE ENGLISH


EASY PORTUGUESE WORDS SPELLED LIKE ENGLISH SOMEWHAT


EASY PORTUGUESE WORDS PRONOUNCED LIKE ENGLISH


EASY PORTUGUESE PHRASES


EASY PORTUGUESE SENTENCES


EASY PORTUGUESE


EASY PORTUGUESE INTRODUCTION




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