Portuguese language
Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Romance language and the sole official language of Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Galicia, and São Tomé and...
Portuguese language - Wikipedia
History of the Portuguese language
The Portuguese language developed in the Western Iberian Peninsula from Latin brought there by Roman soldiers and colonists starting in the 3rd century BC. Old Portuguese, also known as Galician-Portu...
Geographic distribution of Portuguese
The following is a list of sovereign states and territories where Portuguese is an official or de facto language.
Geographic distribution of Portuguese - Wikipedia
List of countries where Portuguese is an official language
The following is a list of sovereign states and territories where Portuguese is an official or de facto language.
List of countries where Portuguese is an official language - Wikipedia
Portuguese dialects
Portuguese dialects are mutually intelligible variations of the Portuguese language over Portuguese-speaking countries and other areas holding some degree of cultural bound with the language. Portugue...
Portuguese vocabulary
Most of the Portuguese vocabulary comes from Latin, since Portuguese is a Romance language. However, other languages that came into contact with it have also left their mark. In the thirteenth centur...
List of Brazil state name etymologies
The names of most Brazilian states are based on Portuguese placenames, while others are based on indigenous (often Tupi–Guarani) and a few European languages.
List of Brazil state name etymologies - Wikipedia
Iberian Romance languages
The Iberian Romance, Ibero-Romance or simply Iberian languages are the Romance languages that developed on the Iberian Peninsula, an area consisting primarily of Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar and Andorra...
Iberian Romance languages - Wikipedia
Galician-Portuguese
Galician-Portuguese (Portuguese: galego-português or galaico-português, Galician: galego-portugués or galaico-portugués) or Old Portuguese, known in Galicia as Medieval Galician, was a West Ib...
Differences between Spanish and Portuguese
Although Portuguese and Spanish are closely related, to the point of having a considerable degree of mutual intelligibility, there are also important differences between them, which can pose difficult...
List of English words of Portuguese origin
This is a list of English words potentially borrowed or derived from Portuguese (or Galician-Portuguese). The list also includes words originally derived from other languages and are mainly contradict...
Loan words in Indonesian
The Indonesian language has absorbed many loanwords from other languages, including Sanskrit, Arabic, Persian, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese and other Austronesian languages.Indonesian differs from the M...
Japanese words of Portuguese origin
Many Japanese words of Portuguese origin entered the Japanese language when Portuguese Jesuit priests introduced Christian ideas, Western science, technology and new products to the Japanese during th...
Japanese words of Portuguese origin - Wikipedia
List of Malay loanwords
The Malay language has many loanwords from Sanskrit, Persian, Tamil, Greek, Latin, Portuguese, Dutch, certain Chinese dialects and more recently, Arabic (in particular many religious terms) and Englis...
Portuguese loanwords in Sinhala
Note: For information on the transcription used, see National Library at Calcutta romanization. Exception from the standard are the romanization of Sinhala long "ä" ([æː]) as "ää", and the non-marking...
Portuguese loanwords in Sinhala - Wikipedia
Loan words in Sri Lankan Tamil
Loan words in Sri Lankan Tamil came about mostly due contact between colonial powers and the native population. Linguists study a language's lexicon for a number of reasons. Languages such as Tamil wi...
Loan words in Sri Lankan Tamil - Wikipedia
Sri Lanka Indo-Portuguese language
Sri Lanka Indo-Portuguese, Ceylonese Portuguese Creole or Sri Lankan Portuguese Creole (SLPC) is a language spoken in Sri Lanka. While the predominant languages of the island are Sinhala and Tamil, t...
Portuguese-based creole languages
Portuguese creoles are creole languages which have Portuguese as the lexifier language
Portuguese overseas exploration in the 15th and 16th centuries led to the establishment of a Portuguese Empir...
Portuguese-based creole languages - Wikipedia
Portuguese phonology
The phonology of Portuguese can vary considerably between dialects, in extreme cases leading to difficulties in intelligibility. This article focuses on the pronunciations that are generally regarded ...
Portuguese phonology - Wikipedia
Portuguese grammar
Portuguese grammar, the morphology and syntax of the Portuguese language, is similar to the grammar of most other Romance languages—especially that of Spanish, and even more so to that of Galician. It...
Portuguese alphabet
The Portuguese orthography is based on the Latin alphabet, and makes use of the acute accent, the circumflex accent, the grave accent, the tilde, and the cedilla, to denote stress, vowel height, nasal...
Portuguese orthography
The Portuguese orthography is based on the Latin alphabet, and makes use of the acute accent, the circumflex accent, the grave accent, the tilde, and the cedilla, to denote stress, vowel height, nasal...
Reforms of Portuguese orthography
This article is about the spelling reforms of the Portuguese language.
Portuguese began to be used regularly in documents and poetry around the 12th century. In 1290, King Diniz created the first ...
Community of Portuguese Language Countries
The Community of Portuguese Language Countries or Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries (Portuguese: Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa, [kumuniˈðaðɨ ðuʃ pɐˈizɨʒ ðɨ ...
Lusophony Games
The Lusophony Games (Portuguese: Jogos da Lusofonia) is a multinational multi-sport event organized by the ACOLOP, which involves athletes coming from Lusophone (Portuguese-speaking) countries, na...
Lusophony Games - Wikipedia