You want to learn how to use adjectives in Portuguese? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Portuguese lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about Portuguese adjectives.
Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Unlike English, adjectives in Portuguese are placed after the noun. Adjectives in Portuguese agree with the noun they describe. This means that adjectives that describe a feminine noun have a special form.
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Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Portuguese adjectives grande, pequeno and velho (big, small, old). Using the nouns livro, cadeira and porta (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each adjective with each noun (the big book, the old chair, the small door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Portuguese adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives grande, pequeno and velho with the nouns livro, cadeira and porta you can move on to Step 8 (Portuguese Verbs).
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