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Brazilian Portuguese is the variation of Portuguese spoken in Brazil (by almost all the population, 200 million people). The differences between written European Portuguese and written Brazilian Portuguese are comparable to the ones found between British and American English, with several differences in spelling, lexicon, and grammar. However, Brazilian and European Portuguese differ more from each other in phonology and prosody. Due to the extensive influence of Brazilian soap operas and songs in Portugal, a Portuguese has little difficulty in understanding a Brazilian, however, some Brazilians find European Portuguese difficult to understand at first, to the extent that when there is a Portuguese person speaking on Brazilian TV, subtitles are needed.
Download our free dictionary (for Windows) and browse both the Brazilian Portuguese-English and the English-Brazilian Portuguese lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.
This dictionary was made by Alexis B. Lemos.
List status: © Alexis B. Lemos
Brazilian Portuguese > English: 21,992 words
English > Brazilian Portuguese: 20,893 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: May 19, 2002
2. Click here to download the program (2.21 mb)
4. Double click on each file and install in suggested folder.