Portuguese Nouns

Welcome to the third Portuguese lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Portuguese to help you practice your daily phrases.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
batatas
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
tomates
onions
onions Audio
cebolas
carrots
carrots Audio
cenouras
fruits
fruits Audio
frutas
apples
apples Audio
maçãs
bananas
bananas Audio
bananas
oranges
oranges Audio
laranjas

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Portuguese
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
tem leite?tens leite? Audio
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
eu tenho leite e café Audio
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
ele tem três maçãs Audio
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
ela só tem uma maçã Audio
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
nós moramos numa pequena casa Audio
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
eu gosto do nosso pequeno almoço Audio

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
pão
milk
milk Audio
leite
butter
butter Audio
manteiga
cheese
cheese Audio
queijo
coffee
coffee Audio
café
sandwich
sandwich Audio
sanduíche
meat
meat Audio
carne
chicken
chicken Audio
frango
fish
fish Audio
peixe
breakfast
breakfast Audio
pequeno almoço
lunch
lunch Audio
almoço
dinner
dinner Audio
jantar

Conversation in Portuguese

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Portuguese
Do you speak (English/ Portuguese)?
fala (inglês / português)?falas (inglês / português)? Audio
Just a little
só um pouco Audio
I like Portuguese
eu gosto de português Audio
Can I practice with you?
posso praticar com você?/posso praticar contigo? Audio
How old are you?
quantos anos você tem?quantos anos tens? Audio
I'm thirty three years old
eu tenho 33 anos Audio
It was nice talking to you
foi bom falar consigo!foi bom falar contigo! Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Portuguese. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Portuguese Adjectives   Portuguese Adjectives

Portuguese Plural   Portuguese Plural



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