One of the biggest challenges when moving to a new country is to learn the language. The speed at which everybody learns is different but learning some basic words and phrases goes a long way to helping you start to integrate into your new community. The Portuguese love nothing more than when people make the effort to speak their language.
We have put together a few words and phrases to get you started.
How are you?
I’m fine, thanks.
Estou bem, obrigado/a.
Is everythink OK?
Está tudo bem?
Yes, everything’s OK, thanks.
Sim, está tudo bem, obrigado/a.
Obrigado (said by males)
Obrigada (said by females)
Por Favor/Se faz favor
Excuse me/pardon me
(to a) young boy
Miss/(to a) young girl
See you soon!
Até à próxima!
Have a nice day!
Tenha um bom dia!
Have a nice evening/night
Tenha uma boa noite!
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