Portuguese

noun Por·tu·guese \ ˈpȯr-chə-ˌgēz , -ˌgēs ; ˌpȯr-chə-ˈgēz , -ˈgēs \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Portuguese

plural Portuguese
1 a :a native or inhabitant of Portugal
b :one who is of Portuguese descent
2 :the Romance language of Portugal and Brazil

Portuguese

adjective

Examples of portuguese in a Sentence

  1. She is teaching her son Portuguese.

  2. the customs of the Portuguese

Origin and Etymology of portuguese

Portuguese português, adjective & noun, from Portugal



PORTUGUESE Defined for English Language Learners

Portuguese

noun

Definition of Portuguese for English Language Learners

  • : the language spoken in Portugal and Brazil

  • the Portuguese : the people of Portugal : Portuguese people


PORTUGUESE Defined for Kids

1

Portuguese

adjective Por·tu·guese \ ˈpȯr-chə-ˌgēz \

Definition of Portuguese for Students

:of or relating to Portugal, its people, or the Portuguese language

2

Portuguese

noun

Definition of Portuguese for Students

plural Portuguese
1 :a person born or living in Portugal
2 :the language of Portugal and Brazil


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