Appendix:English–Portuguese relations

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This appendix contains relations between the languages English and Portuguese.


These are terms spelled similarly between English and Portuguese, so at least one definition may be translated intuitively.

English Portuguese
to actualize atualizar
to check checar
defend defender
download download
iceberg iceberg
kanji kanji
pizza pizza
protect proteger
shampoo xampu
victory vitória
video game video game

False cognates[edit]

These are terms that are prone to error when translated intuitively.

English Portuguese
a a (the; to)
actual atual (current)
advertisement advertência (warning)
as ás (ace)
no no (in the)
parent parente (relative)
ten tem (he has)
to do dar (to give)

See also[edit]