Portuguese Adjectives

Welcome to the second Portuguese lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Portuguese to help you practice your daily phrases.

black
black Audio
preto
grey
grey Audio
cinzento
white
white Audio
branco
blue
blue Audio
azul
green
green Audio
verde
yellow
yellow Audio
amarelo
red
red Audio
vermelho
brown
brown Audio
castanho

Adjectives Grammar Rules

In general adjectives are words which describe or modify another person or object in a given sentence. For example: a beautiful flower the adjective is [beautiful] because it describes the noun [flower]. The following examples use adjectives in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar Rules
Portuguese
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
a minha casa é branca Audio
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
o teu país é grande/ o seu país é grande Audio
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
livros novos são caros Audio
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
estamos felizes aqui Audio
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
ela tem três cães de pequeno porte Audio
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
este idioma é muito fácil Audio
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
eu tenho uma pequena estufa Audio

We're not done yet! The following is a list of more adjectives for you, often used when referring to weather conditions. I think it would be wise to memorize them.

cold
cold Audio
frio
hot
hot Audio
quente
cloudy
cloudy Audio
nublado
rainy
rainy Audio
chuvoso
snowy
snowy Audio
nevando
sunny
sunny Audio
ensolarado
windy
windy Audio
ventoso
warm
warm Audio
quente

Conversation in Portuguese

Now we finally reach the most exciting part, the practice of the daily expressions used in almost every conversation. I recommend memorizing these phrases, because you will need them for sure.

English
Portuguese
hi
oi! Audio
how are you?
como vai?como vais? Audio
I'm good, thank you
bem, obrigada/o! Audio
and you?
e o senhor? e a senhora? Audio
what is your name?
qual o seu nome?qual o teu nome? Audio
my name is Maya
o meu nome é maya Audio
nice to meet you
prazer em conhecê-lo / prazer em conhecê-la Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about adjectives in Portuguese. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. The next lesson is below.

Portuguese Alphabet   Portuguese Alphabet

Portuguese Nouns   Portuguese Nouns



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