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02:40 Apr 6, 2000
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: Portuguese
I just would like to know how Portuguese language is called in Portuguese.

Thank you!
Julia Makoushina
Local time: 04:07
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Summary of answers provided
na +1PortuguêsBCaruso
naPortuguêsJANE MENEZES
naPortuguêsxxxSilvana
naPortuguês
Juvenal Neto
naportuguês
Cecilia Bartalotti
naportuguêsOduvaldo Jardim
naportuguésRyan Neff
naPortuguese
zathariam
naportuguês
Jorge Freire


  

Answers


6 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Português


Explanation:
Usually the language Portuguese is not capitalized, so it should be translated as "português".

BCaruso
PRO pts in pair: 36

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Carlos Angelo
1962 days
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19 mins
portugués


Explanation:
Here ya go, Have fun.


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Ryan Neff
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19 mins
Portuguese


Explanation:
Portuguese is usually translated as "o português" (not capitalized and with a masculine article) as a reference both to the language and to the native of Portugal.

zathariam
Local time: 22:07
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 1
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1 hr
português


Explanation:
If the sentence is.
I am learning Portuguese, you mus translate: estou a aprender Português.
If it is like: Portuguese is a difficult language, you should translate:
o Português é uma língua difícil.
a Portuguese person: uma pessoa portuguesa (note- in this case you do not use the capital letter.

Jorge Freire
Local time: 21:07
Native speaker of: Portuguese
PRO pts in pair: 2004
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1 hr
português


Explanation:
The fourth explanation: "estou a prender português", is the way people say in Portugal. In Brazil we say "estou aprendendo português".

Oduvaldo Jardim
PRO pts in pair: 9
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2 hrs
português


Explanation:
Names of languages are usually not captalized in Portuguese. If used as an adjective, it would be "a língua portuguesa".

Cecilia Bartalotti
Brazil
Local time: 19:07
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 273
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4 hrs
Português


Explanation:
In Brazil, where there are many variations from the original Portuguese, we call it "Português do Brasil" or "Português brasileiro"


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JANE MENEZES
PRO pts in pair: 12
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6 hrs
Português


Explanation:
be aware - it could be português or portuguesa, depending on the noun (masculine or feminine) it qualifies.

xxxSilvana
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23 hrs
Português


Explanation:
One can also say "Português do Brasil" for SA Portuguese and "Português de Portugal" for European Portuguese.

Juvenal Neto
Brazil
Local time: 19:07
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
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