Brazilian Portuguese Expressions


 

Brazilian Portuguese Expressions

Greetings
Good morning – Bom dia
Good afternoon – Boa tarde
Good evening/good night – Boa noite
Hi, hey! – Oi!
Goodbye/until soon – Até já
Goodbye/farewell – Adeus
What’s your name – Qual o seu nome?

Relationship
Do you speak English? – Fala inglês?
I don’t understand – Não entendo.
Do you understand? – Entendeu?
Please – Por favor
Thank you – Obrigado
Excuse me – Desculpe

Numbers
One – Um
Two – Dois
Three – Três
Four – Quatro
Five – Cinco
How much? – Quanto?
How many? – Quantos?

Hotel & Restaurant
Hotel – Hotel
Restaurant – Restaurante
Hotel booking – Marcar hotel
Single room – Quarto de solteiro
Double room – Quarto de casado
Suitcase – Mala
Room service – Serviço de quarto
Key – Chave
Luggage – Bagagem
Bag – Bolsa
The manager – O gerente
Waiter – Garçon
Breakfast – Pequeno almoço /or: Café da manhã
Lunch – Almoço
Dinner – Jantar

Eating, drinking
Coffee – Café
Tea – Chá
Beer – Cerveja, Chopp
Juice – Suco
Wine – Vinho
The bill, please! – A conta, se faz favor!

Names of popular Brazilian dishes
Feijoada
Churrasco
Rodízio
Northeast dishes (Salvador): Vatapá, moqueca, caruru, acarajé

For information about the Brazilian cuisine, see:
Entertainment… and cuisine in Brazil

Names of popular Brazilian Spirits
Cachaça
Caipirinha

Names of Brazilian Juices
Agua de coco (coconut juice)
Batido de coco (cachaça and coconut juice)
Batido de maracujá (cachaça and passion fruit)
Guaraná (children drink)

Time
When? – Quando?
At what time? – A que horas?

Bank and Money
Money – Dinheiro
Bank – Banco
ATM – Saques por cartão
Credit card – Cartão de crédito
Brazilian currency: Real (1 Real = 100 centavos)

Places
Beach – Praia
Airport – Aeroporto
Train station – Estação de trem
Bus station – Estação de ónibus; or rodoviária
Post office – Correios
Tourism Office – Posto turístico
Police station – Delegacia de polícia
Ticket office – Bilheteira
Embassy – Embaixada
Pharmacy – Farmácia
Doctor – Médico
Bank – Banco
Bar – Bar

Comprar e vender
Buy – Comprar
Sell – Vender
Where can I buy? – Onde posso comprar?

Transports
Map – Mapa
Service station – Posto de gasolina
Transportation – Transporte
Taxi – Taxi
Bus – Onibus
Car – Carro
Plane – Avião
Train – Trem
Boat – Barco
Stop – Parar
Ticket – Bilhete
Car rental – Locadora