Portuguese Plural

Welcome to the fourth Portuguese lesson about the plural. This time we will learn about the singular form and what it looks like in the plural, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of emergency phrases.

book
book Audio
livro
books
books Audio
livros
car
car Audio
carro
cars
cars Audio
carros
tree
tree Audio
árvore
trees
trees Audio
árvores
flower
flower Audio
flor
flowers
flowers Audio
flores

Plural Grammar Rules

The plural is the form which refers to more than one object or person. For example: I speak two languages the plural here is [languages] because it refers to more than one [language]. The examples below use plurals in different ways and places to demonstrate how they look wehn converted from their singular form.

Grammar + Rules
Portuguese
I speak one language
[singular form]
eu falo uma língua Audio
we speak three languages
[plural noun]
nós falamos três línguas Audio
he visits many countries
[adverb + plural noun]
ele visita muitos países Audio
they are happy now
[plural pronoun]
eles estão felizes agora Audio
she has five red shoes
[adjective + plural noun]
ela tem cinco sapatos vermelhos Audio
I want a sandwich without onions
[preposition + plural noun]
eu quero um sanduíche sem cebola Audio

The following is a list of examples showing both the singular and plural form. This demonstrates how the plural is used with humans, objects and animals.

woman
woman Audio
mulher
women
women Audio
mulheres
man
man Audio
homem
men
men Audio
homens
house
house Audio
casa
houses
houses Audio
casas
cup
country Audio
chavena
cups
countries Audio
chavenas
cow
cow Audio
vaca
cows
cows Audio
vacas
horse
horse Audio
cavalo
horses
horses Audio
cavalos

Emergency Phrases

Now it's time to practice your Portuguese by looking at these phrases which are related to emergencies. Be prepared when traveling abroad, just in case you need help or by offering help to someone else. I recommend writing these expressions down on a notebook before traveling.

English
Portuguese
Help
socorro! Audio
Call the ambulance
chame a ambulância!chama a ambulância! Audio
I need a doctor
preciso de um médico Audio
Where is the closest pharmacy?
onde fica a farmácia mais próxima? Audio
Are you okay?
está bem?estás bem? Audio
I am sick
estou doente Audio
Call the police
chame a polícia!chama a polícia! Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about the plural in Portuguese? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions you have here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Portuguese Nouns   Portuguese Nouns

Portuguese Gender   Portuguese Gender



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