Common Portuguese phrases
Portuguese is spoken by over 200 million people in the world. It is an official language in 8 countries – Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal and São Tomé and Príncipe. Portuguese can be called the more exotic cousin of the Spanish language.
Check out our list of common Portuguese phrases everyone should know. They include greetings and phrases used in common, everyday conversations as well as other useful words.
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Hi – Oi/ Olá
Good morning – Bom dia
Good afternoon – Boa tarde
Good evening/ good night – Boa noite
Good bye – Ciao/ Tchau/ Adeus
Welcome – Bem-vindo/ bem-vinda
How are you? – Como vai?
Good – Bem
So-so – Mais ou menos.
And you? – E você?
Thank you (very much) – (Muito) obrigado/ (muito) obrigada
You’re welcome – De nada!
Good luck – Boa sorte
Bon voyage – Boa via gem
Congratulations – Parabéns
I don’t understand – Não entendo
I don’t know – Não sei
Yes/ no – Sim/ não
I love you – Te amo.
Do you speak English/ Portuguese? – Você fala ingles/ português?
Yes, a little – Sim, um pouco
Excuse me/ sorry – Desculpe/ desculpa
Please – Por favor
I miss you – Sinto a tua falta
Have a nice day – Tem um bom dia
What’s your name? – Como se chama?
My name is … – Chamo-me …
Where are you from? – É de onde?
I’m from … – Venho de …
Nice to meet you – Prazer em conhecê-lo/ conhecê-la
Can you help me? – Você pode me ajudar?
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