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Brazilian Language and Culture

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Brazilian Portuguese is the main, official language of the Federative Republic of Brazil. It is both similar to and distinct from its mother tongue, the Portuguese language of Portugal. Typical questions relate to the language's interactions with South America's immigrant and native languages; and to its impact on regional and world business, environmentalism, literature, music, scientific research, sports, and technology.
No, it is Potuguese, I believe
Spelling , pronunciation and grammar differentiate Portuguese from Spanish. Generally, it's easier to communicate in Spanish because of more frequent contacts between Spanish speakers from Latin American countries. Specifically, Spanish has a reputation for being spelled more or less the way it...
Brazil is located on the continent of South America .
Receita Federal do Brasil ['Federal Revenue Department'] is the name of Brazil's tax department. The Secretary of the RFB is located in the Federal District [Distrito Federal] in the capital city of Brasilia. Offices also are located in the 26 states of Brazil. For more information, go to RFB's...
Um território, para Milton Santos, é uma porção de terra inexpugnável e intocada.
A Fita Branca is a Portuguese equivalent in Brazil to the title of the movie 'The White Ribbon' ['Das weisse Band']. The feminine definite article 'a' means 'the'. The feminine noun 'fita' means 'ribbon'. The feminine adjective 'branca' means 'white'. All together, they're pronounced 'uh FEE...
The Federative Republic of Brazil is the South American countrythat was founded by Portuguese explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral.
Brasília is Brazil's capital city. It officially was inaugurated as the capital on April 21, 1960. Its building began in 1956, and took 41 months. Juscelino Kubitschek de Olveira [September 12, 1902 - August 22, 1976], who was President of Brazil, 1956-1961, ordered the building to fulfill an...
Banabuiú , Boa Vista do Tupim , Canapi , and Plácido de Castro are Brazilian cities with populations around 18,000 in 2009. Banabuiu in the northeastern state of Ceará has a population of 18,388. Boa Vista do Tupim in the northeastern state of Bahia has 18,298. Canapi in the northeastern...
No, the cities of Brazil are distributed all over the country.There are more cities on the East coast than the west coast.
Importance-wise, they are:    Brasília (the capital)   São Paulo (the largest city)   Rio de Janeiro (an extremely popular tourist location and a  past capital)   Salvador (first major port, and Brazil's capital for over two  centuries)  Belo Horizonte (first planned city)...
Depends on where the other point is. It makes a big difference. Let me demonstrate:It is 963 km from Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (Brazil)8,218 km from Leeds, England.7,497 km from Ottawa, Canada8,867 km from Cairo, Egypt8,265 km from Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium5,483 km from Kellits, Jamaica15,238 km...
It's a tie between Juruena (in Mato Grosso) and Serra (in Espirito Santo).
Brazilian -Crap that's like me saying Americans are only American or Mexicans are all Indians and not mixed with other ethnicities. NOO! America is mixed just like all the other American countries. I've noticed they have black from when the white portuguese brought them along with them as slaves...
No, you simply can't gamble and drink when women are around. In North America the rivers are characterized as the channel of life that run through the lands. No matter what continent, the rivers' banks will always harbor life for the major trees and dominant plant species indigenous to the...
Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America There are many cultural values that Latin America, Portugal, and Spain share with African and Asian countries (eg. Mozambique, Angola). You make a great contribution to understanding cultural diversity by suggesting that we acknowledge African and Asian cultures'...
9.165 10^13 square feet
BraceScura is an Italian equivalent of the Portuguese word AscuaScura . Specifically, the feminine nouns brace in Italian and ascua in Portuguese mean "ember." The feminine adjectives scura in Italian and escura * in Portuguesetranslate as "dark." The respective pronunciation will be"BRA...
Brasilia is placed in the State of Goiás. (Center-west region)
Brazilians talk Portuguese because the country was ruled by the Portuguese for several centuries before it became independant. The Portuguese colonised Brazil.
Pico da Neblina - 2,994 m (9,822 ft) . Pico 31 de Março (shared with Venezuela) - 2,973 m (9,754 ft) . Pico da Bandeira - 2,892 m (9,488 ft) . Pico do Cruzeiro - 2,861 m (9,386 ft)[1] . Pico do Calçado - 2,849 m (9,947 ft) . Pedra da Mina - 2,798 m (9,757 ft) . Pico das Agulhas Negras - 2,792...
The 100.000 note witch has Juscelino's face stamped-on isn't in use for a long time, since it is a "Cruzeiro", not a "Real", as is called the in use currency. Due to economic problems and inflation, the Brazilian currency, and, as a consequence, the Brazilian money itself, has changed a lot in the...
Brazil is a country, not a continent.
Brazil is a huge country. It has many cities. The answer varies on which one you mean.
There is no Brazilian national dress.
Poor people exist even in developed countries. Brazil, as anemergent country has more poor people.
It is a typical dish of Brazil's Paraná State.   In the city of Morretes, tourists appreciate this delicacy.    It is worth visiting this town to try the "Barra"   dish, based on beef, that has more than 200 years' history.
A Prefeitura e a Câmara dos Vereadores de Conceição do Mato Dentro com certeza tem o mapa.
Que é que você está fazendo ?
Brazilians are very easygoing and casual. They will just go along with whatever you say and will be appreciative of what you offer them.
" NAH-nuh " is the pronunciation of the Portuguese word nana . Specifically, the Portuguese word is a feminine noun. It may be preceded by the feminine singular definite article a ("the") or the feminine singular indefinite article uma ("a, one"). It means "lullaby."
No , the word maio is not Italian. Specifically, the word is a masculine noun in its singular form. Itmeans "(the month of) May". The equivalent in Italian will be maggio . The pronunciation will be "ma-yoo" in carioca and continentalPortuguese and "MAD-djo" in Italian.
    If you are English speaking it is harder than Spanish but I would argue far richer. It is the language that most closely resembles Latin of any spoken today. The grammar is complex and the vocabulary is large but the language follows strict rules for pronounciation and spelling so once...
No, Brazil is the unique country in Latin America that speaksPortuguese as its official language. Spanish is spoken by the othercountries, such as Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Colombia, Bolivia,Venezuela, Chile. The Guyana speaks English. French and Spanish.
Brazil uses the Portuguese language as well as some elements of Spanish. Remember to look out for cognates in written words and I also suggest a language tuition class, at least to get the basics.
They also speak Portuguese in Portugal, but it's a little different(and some people say more difficult) than the Portuguese in Brazil.
Pigs, cows, ducks, rabbits, sheep, fish, chickens, shrimp, oysters, snails, lobsters, crabs... Capybaras, aligators, and snakes are considered delicacies. Turtles were considered delicacies as well, but are now endangered and therefore protected by law and illegal to kill.
The year 1960 is the year in which Brazil's current capital city was established. The name of the city is Brasilia. It's located in the interior of South America's largest country. It celebrates 50 years as the Brazilian capital this year, in 2010.
The Portuguese word for kitchen is "cozinha"
Mexico's official language is Spanish. In Spanish the word for thank you is "gracias"
The current population in Brazil is about 210 million people (2016)and the official language is Portuguese.
Tutto is an Italian equivalent of the Portuguese word tudo . Specifically, the word functions in one of three ways according tocontext. It may be a masculine indefinite adjective ("all"), amasculine indefinite pronoun ("everybody, everyone, everything"),or a masculine noun ("whole"). Whatever the...
Brazil's total area is 3,287,612 square miles [8,514,877 square kilometers]. Brazil is the largest country in South America. It's the third largest country in the Americas, North and South.
As you probably know, the language usually spoken in Brazil is Portuguese. The Portuguese word for "excitement" is "excitamento".
Mother and Mom/mama/mommy are interchangeable. The words are "mamãe" and "mãe".
None. Brazil is a country, not a city.
Yes , Brazil has states. In fact, the country has 26 states. The North Region has seven states: Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Para, Rondonia, Roraima, and Tocantins. There are nine states in the Northeast Region: Alagoas, Bahia, Ceara, Maranhao, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Piaui, Rio Grande do Norte, and Sergipe...
in Asian cultures people greet one another by bowing or waving hello
To fulfill an article in Brazil's constitution , Juscelino Kubitschek de Olveira [September 12, 1902-August 22, 1976], who was President of Brazil, 1956-1961, ordered the building of Brasília in 1956. Dating from 1891, the article stated that the capital should be moved from Rio de Janeiro to a...
Brazília, which has a population of around 2.5 million people.
Brasília is the federalcapital city of Brazil. Brasília's coordinates are 15 degrees 47minutes South and 47 degrees 52 minutes West.
In Brazil, we speak Brazilian Portuguese.
Tap can be a verb or a noun. As a verb, "to tap" means to touch lightly. For example you might "tap someone on the back" in order to get their attention. In Portuguese, the closest I can think of is bater de leve. Similarly, as a noun, a "tap" can mean a light touch (uma tapinha, uma palmadinha)....
In Brazil, the official language is Portuguese, spoken by allinhabitants, except for some indian tribes.
Uma libra. But if you are referring to weight, that won't mean anything to a Brazilian, as we use metric.
You would go in a northwest direction to get from Brazil's capital of Brasília to Venezuela's
Brazil's 2nd Language . After living and working for an American multinational company in São Paulo, Brazil for just over 20 years, I can say that nobody and I mean almost nobody speaks Spanish . . .. Therefore, after Portuguese, the most spoken language must be English and even then, English...
Brasília , Rio de Janeiro and Salvador are or have been Brazil's capital cities. Specifically, Brasília became the capital of Brazil on April 21, 1960. Rio de Janeiro was the capital from 1793 until 1960. Salvador was the first capital, from 1549 to 1793.
No. Brazil is Brazilian. If you mean 'Which European culture "colonized" Brazil?' the answer is Portugal.
Literally, "hugs to you". It is a friendly way of saying "I miss you! See you later!"
Many brazilian cities are surrounded by favelas.
Bella vita is an Italian equivalent of the Portuguese phrase bela vida . Specifically, the feminine adjective bella means "beautiful, handsome." The feminine noun vita means "life." The pronunciation is "BEHL-lah VEE-tah" in Italian and "BEH-luh VEE-duh" in the carioca accent of Rio de...
This particular movie was entitled "Cisne Negro", being a literal translation from the original title.
Because the Portuguese came along and subjugated the native residents into speaking their own language.
Obrigado = thank you Men say obrigadoWomen say obrigada
Yes, and you may be surprised to know they also usually have a TV and some furniture.
Brazil is in Latin America, whose people are Latin Americans or latinos.Latin America comprises the countries of latin languages: Spanish and Portuguese, that were colonized by Spain and Portugal.Latin languages are the ones derived from ancient Latin and the most representative today are: Italian,...
teach it to yourself by going on google and print out the language u want
No, Torres is not a French word. The feminine plural noun -- which means "towers" either as a common word when the "t" is not capitalized and as a surname when the "T" is -- will be "TO-kheesh" in Cariocan Brazilian and continental Portuguese and "to-rreyss" in Spanish.
There were hundreds of languages originally spoken in Brazil. Nowadays only a handful of them remain. The most widely spoken native language in Brazil (and even in part of neighbouring countries) was Tupí Guaraní.Here is a list of most of the languages that were spoken in Brazil prior to the...
Athina Roussel inherited the Greek Island Skorpios from her grandfather Aristotle Onassis. She is sometimes referred to as the "billionaire heiress" in the media. Roussel is also a competitive show jumper and owns a horse company with her husband in Brazil.
It varies, bt usually around R$ 200
There is no language called Brazilian. However, there is a dialect of the Portuguese language called Brazilian Portuguese. The verb "to attack" is "atacar". The imperative "attack" is "ataque". The noun "attack" is "ataque".
Brasilia is the capital of Brazil. Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina.
Most Brazilians, like most other people, don't go anywhere to learn their native language. They learn it at home as infants and young children.
Questions the answers to which will give you information you do not have.
A bela vida is a Portuguese equivalent of the Italian phrase la bella vita . Specifically, the feminine articles a in Portuguese and la in Italian mean "the." The feminine adjectives bela in Portuguese and bella in Italian mean "beautiful, handsome." The feminine nouns vida in...
I believe you're talking about Carnival, it's the world's largest party - think mardi gras times 20. People come in from all over the world for it.
There is no capital city called Brazil. There is a capital city  called Brazília, which is the capital city of Brazil.
There is no such thing as the Brazilian Dollar. Brazil's currency is the Real (plural: Reais). The woman in the Brazilian Real is physical representation of the Republic.
Bom dia. It literally means "good day", but it is how we say good morning. The pronunciation is "bohm d'gee-ah"
There is no tribe in Brazil called the Amazons. The amazon tribe is a tribe of warrior women in Greek mythology.
It's name means St. Paul. It is the capital of a state by the same name
Not that I know of, but it could be a regional thing that I've never encountered. Thjere is however the word "descarado", which is also an "insult" type word, but it doesn't mean the same thing as "caralho"....