Adverbs

Portuguese Lesson 18 (Adverbs and Animals)

Duration: 30 mins

In this 18th lesson we will explore the Portuguese adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Portuguese Classes.

Adverbs

In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time ", frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as "yesterday", "always", "quickly", "here" etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Portuguese, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Adverbs List in Portuguese

Adverbs Portuguese Audio
Already
Immediatelyimediatamente
Last nighta noite passada
Latermais tarde
Next weekna próxima semana
Nowagora
Soonem breve
Stillainda
This morningesta manhã
Todayhoje
Tomorrowamanhã
Tonighthoje à noite
Yesterdayontem
Yetainda
Anywhereem qualquer lado
Everywhereem todo o lado
Hereaqui
There
Almostquase
Alonesozinho
Carefullycuidadosamente
Quicklyrapidamente
Reallyrealmente / muito
Slowlylentamente
Togetherjuntos
Verymuito
Alwayssempre
Nevernunca
Rarelyraramente
Sometimesàs vezes

Let's put some of the adverbs above into full Portuguese sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Portuguese Adverbs in a Sentence

English Portuguese Audio
Do you like it here?Gostas de estar aqui?
See you later!Até logo!
Thank you very much!Muito obrigado(a)!
I really like it!Gosto muito!

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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in Portuguese

Animals Portuguese Audio
AnimalAnimal
BearUrso
BirdPássaro / ave
ButterflyBorboleta
CatGato
CowVaca
DogCão
DonkeyBurro
EagleÁguia
ElephantElefante
FarmQuinta / fazenda
ForestFloresta
GoatCabra
HorseCavalo
InsectInseto
LionLeão
MonkeyMacaco
MosquitoMosquito
MouseRato
RabbitCoelho
Sheep (plural)Ovelhas
SnakeCobra
SpiderAranha
TigerTigre

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Daily Conversation in Portuguese

Finally, a list of sentences If you simply want to ask a question, please vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Portuguese Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Portuguese

English Portuguese Audio
Do you have any animals?Tem / Tens animais? (PT) / Você tem animais? (BR)
Do you sell dog food?Vendes / Vende ração / comida para cães? (PT) / Você vende ração para cães? (BR)
I have a dogTenho um cão
Monkeys are funnyOs macacos são divertidos / engraçados
She likes catsEla gosta de gatos
Tigers are fastOs tigres são rápidos
Badmau (masc.) / má (fem.) / ruim (colloq.BR)
Happyfeliz
Sadtriste
Thank you!Obrigado(a)!
You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")De nada
Have a nice day!Tenha um bom dia!
Good night!Boa noite!
Have a good trip!Tenha uma boa viagem!
It was nice talking to you!Foi um prazer falar / conversar consigo! (formal) / Gostei de falar contigo! (friendly PT) / Gostei de

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in Portuguese. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

Congratulations! You finished your 18th lesson in Portuguese about adverbs, and animals. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Portuguese Vocabulary. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Portuguese homepage.