You want to learn how to use the definite article in Portuguese? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Portuguese lessons complete with useful examples. The apple, the house, the book... we'll teach you about the Portuguese definite article in a simple, clear and enjoyable way.
The definite article is what we call the word 'the' in English. The definite article is used with nouns. The English definite article 'the' is 'o' or 'a' in Portuguese. The word 'o' is used with masculine words and the word 'a' is used with feminine words.
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The definite article is what we call the word the in English. The definite article is used with nouns. Using the nouns livro, cadeira and porta (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn how to use the definite article with each of the nouns. The nouns together with the definite article are o livro, a cadeira and a porta (the book, the chair, the door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the definite article in Portuguese including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the definite article with the Portuguese nouns livro, cadeira and porta, you're ready to move on to Step 5 (the plural in Portuguese).
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