This list of 5000 most commonly used Portuguese words is the best way to quickly comprehend Portuguese words that you want to know. This list includes vocabulary for advanced, intermediate and novice students.
The 5000 most common Portuguese words account for 95% of all spoken language and 97% of all text that you'll encounter in your daily life in a Portuguese-speaking environment.
This set includes books 1 and 2, respectively, of the Most Used Words Portuguese frequency dictionary series. The first two books together provide a well-organized frequency list of the 5000 most commonly used Portuguese words, in context.
- Top 5000 Most Used Portuguese words
- 5000 Portuguese to English example sentences
- IPA Phonetic Spelling
- Detailed grammatical information
You can divide our frequency dictionary roughly into three parts:
The Portuguese frequency list
Part one is the frequency list. This list will show you the 5000 most commonly used Portuguese words. It is based on how often you encounter each word in Portuguese.
Each entry here comes with IPA phonetic transcription. You'll know exactly how to pronounce a word in Portuguese, because we write it phonetically.
It also shows you Portuguese words used in context. Each entry has a Portuguese to English example sentence.
We also show how the word is used grammatically. You will be able to see if the word is a noun, verb, pronoun, adjective, etc.
By Frequency of Part of Speech
We also provide a list of the most used words according to their parts of speech. Here, you can get a list of the most commonly used Portuguese:
This section is particularly useful if you want to target an area in which you wish to expand your vocabulary.
There is an A-Z traditional style dictionary at the back of each book if you need to look up a term that you forgot. You can easily look up the term here.
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