Brazilian Portuguese is a group of dialects of Portuguese used by 184 million people in Brazil and by a couple of million Brazilian emigrants in other parts of the world, mainly in the United States, United Kingdom, Portugal, Canada, Japan, and Paraguay. The differences between European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese are comparable to those between British and American English. Nevertheless, many differences in spelling, lexicon, and grammar can be identified.

Map of Portuguese-Brazilian language speakers.
Map of Portuguese-Brazilian language speakers.

Basic stats

Total speakers: 190 million

Main Countries: Portugal, also spoken in Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Brazil, Cape Verde Islands, Congo, East Timor, France, Germany, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Oman, Paraguay, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

(numbers and main countries are referring to the Portuguese language in general)

Alternate names: Português

ISO 639-3 Code: por

Language Sample

Todos os seres humanos nascem livres e iguais em dignidade e em direitos. Dotados de razão e de consciência, devem agir uns para com os outros em espírito de fraternidade.

(Declaration of Human Rights, Article 1)

Some proverbs in Portuguese:

A caridade começa em casa
Charity begins at home

A fruta proibida é a mais apetecida
The forbidden fruit is the most desired

A noite é boa conselheira
The night is a good counsellor

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in Portuguese:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)


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