Portuguese words list

The goal of this list is to provide you a general idea of the Portuguese language. The words list shown below does not contain the most common Portuguese words, but a wide variation of randomly chosen words.

EnglishPortuguese (português)
thataquilo
theyeles
to splitrachar
widelargo
backcostas
heavypesado
to stabesfaquear, apunhalar
to standpôr-se de pé *(action)*, estar em pé *(state)*
to cutcortar
to squeezeapertar
oneum
rainchuva
to rubesfregar
to washlavar
waterágua
to diemorrer
grassgrama
to sleepdormir
animalanimal
alltodo
sandareia
blackpreto, negro
bark (of a tree)casca
to fallcair
nightnoite
greenverde
hornchifre, corno
to fightlutar
bellyventre, barriga
dirtysujo
you (singular)tu, você *informal in BP, formal in EP*
gutsentranhas, intestino
to pushempurrar
whoquem
dryseco
farlonge
dogcão
fruitfruta, fruto
foot
smoothliso
childcriança
riverrio
smokefumo *(EP)*, fumaça *(BP)*
warmquente
fewpouco
liverfígado
to liveviver
saltsal
roundredondo
mothermãe
skinpele
to vomitvomitar
heele
lakelago
badmau
snowneve
smallpequeno
Ieu
seamar
notnão
longlongo
toothdente
rottenpodre
headcabeça
stickbastão
manymuito
boneosso
mouthboca
ashcinzas
to freezegelar
to givedar
skycéu
tonguelíngua
somealguns
to burnarder, queimar
to flyvoar
straightdireito
lousepiolho
to scratchraspar
fingernailunha
to swellinchar
stonepedra
whereonde
haircabelo
earthterra
snakeserpente, cobra
neckpescoço
breastpeito, seios
to knowsaber
shortcurto
nosenariz
eggovo
windvento
fishpeixe
to thinkpensar
birdave, pássaro
to drinkbeber
nearperto, próximo
to comevir
firefogo
heartcoração
to laughrir
oldvelho
wormverme
starestrela
to tieatar
featherpena
to throwatirar, lançar
to digcavar
to walkandar, caminhar
fourquatro
rootraiz
legperna
yearano
whatque, o que
man (human)homem
womanmulher
daydia
dull (as a knife)cego
to bitemorder
otheroutro
to countcontar
whenquando
sunsol
to sewcoser *(EP)*, costurar *(BP)*
to saydizer
to spitcuspir
to floatflutuar, boiar
wethúmido *(EP)*, úmido *(BP)*
moonlua
to sucksugar, chupar
thickespesso, grosso
forestfloresta
husbandmarido, esposo
sharp (as a knife)afiado, aguçado
to turn (intransitive)virar, girar
bloodsangue
fognevoeiro
narrowestreito
to lie (as in a bed)deitar-se *(action)*, estar deitado *(state)*
dustpoeira
to smellcheirar
to sitsentar-se *(action)*, estar sentado *(state)*
cloudnuvem
leaffolha
to seever
thinfino
seedsemente
fivecinco
biggrande
to hearouvir
mountainmontanha
earorelha
yellowamarelo
twodois
goodbom
man (male)homem
tailcauda, rabo
ropecorda
to wipeenxugar
kneejoelho
threetrês
wingasa
to breatherespirar
handmão
to blowsoprar
roadestrada
fullcheio
coldfrio
icegelo
to huntcaçar
correctcorrecto *(EP)*, correto *(BP)*
wifemulher, esposa
treeárvore
to swimnadar
to holdsegurar
there
to hitbater
to flowfluir
howcomo
eyeolho
to playbrincar, jogar
fatherpai
you (plural)vós, vocês *informal in both BP and EP*
redvermelho
to killmatar
newnovo
fat (noun)gordura
thisisto *near me*, isso *near you*
meatcarne
to singcantar
whitebranco
wenós
hereaqui
to pullpuxar
rightdireita
flowerflor
to eatcomer
to feartemer

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