By Mark Davies

ISBN-10: 0203937635

ISBN-13: 9780203937631

ISBN-10: 0415419964

ISBN-13: 9780415419963

ISBN-10: 0415419972

ISBN-13: 9780415419970

An useful device for newcomers of Portuguese, this Frequency Dictionary presents a listing of the 5000 most typically used phrases within the language. according to a twenty-million-word selection of Portuguese (taken from either Portuguese and Brazilian sources), including either written and spoken fabric, this dictionary offers distinctive details for every of the 5000 entries, together with the English identical, a pattern sentence, and a sign of check in and dialect variation.

Users can entry the head 5000 phrases both in the course of the major frequency directory or via an alphabetical index. in the course of the frequency directory there are also thrity thematically-organized ‘boxed’ lists of the head phrases from various key issues similar to activities, climate, garments and relations.

An enticing and hugely priceless resource, A Frequency Dictionary of Portuguese will allow scholars of all degrees to get the main out in their examine of Portuguese vocabulary.

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100 | 6730 +s 206 possível aj possible • ele argumentava que o socialismo só seria possível se todas as nações o praticassem – He argued that socialism would only be possible if all nations practiced it. 100 | 6566 +s 207 importante aj important • a França desempenhou um papel muito importante contra a coligação austro-alemã – France played a very important role against the Austro-German alliance. 100 | 7365 +s 208 mostrar v to show • quando chegámos àquele ponto na estrada, tivemos que parar para mostrar os nossos documentos – When we got to the checkpoint we had to stop to show our personal identification.

99 | 4407 326 local nm place, location • a população mora num local, mas trabalha ou estuda noutro – The general population lives in one place, but works or studies in another. 98 | 6983 327 falta nf lack • a falta de alimentos levou ao racionamento e à ajuda internacional – The lack of food led to rationing and international aid. 100 | 4118 24 A Frequency Dictionary of Portuguese 3. Food General terms: comer 597 to eat doce 1163 M candy (also adj sweet) fome 1349 F hunger, famine receita 1404 F recipe alimento 1509 M food, nourishment prato 2041 M plate bocado 2249 M mouthful, piece bebida 2345 F a drink almoço 2385 M lunch alimentação 2417 F nourishment, food, nutrition Specific foods and drinks: cerveja 2765 F beer água 145 F water queijo 3156 M cheese peixe 514 M fish azeite 3174 M olive oil carne 706 F meat (also flesh) bolo 3197 M cake leite 771 M milk mel 3320 M honey café 907 M coffee tabaco 3485 M tobacco vinho 983 M wine molho 3603 M sauce ovo 1101 M egg fígado 3648 M liver pão 1253 M bread banana 4178 F banana álcool 1803 M alcohol chocolate 4755 M chocolate fruta 1888 F fruit faca 3287 F knife arroz 1990 M rice cereal 4787 M cereal caldo 4839 M soup, broth azeitona 4907 F olive erva 2040 F herb cordeiro 5093 M lamb grão 2102 M grain couve 5101 F cabbage galinha 2198 F chicken suco 5131 M juice [BP] farinha 2239 F flour pimenta 5274 F pepper chá 2394 M tea canela 5358 F cinnamon batata 2508 F potato cebola 5512 F onion feijão 2535 M bean alho 5524 M garlic laranja 2638 F orange coco 5817 M coconut 328 morte nf death • em 1603, ele foi acusado de conspiração e condenado à morte – In 1603, he was accused of conspiracy and condemned to death.

96 | 2493 554 eleição nf election • em 2003, ele ganhou as eleições presidenciais paraguaias – In 2003, he won the Paraguayan presidential election. 94 | 4090 555 apoio nm support • o governo tem o apoio da maioria da população e continuará a fazer a reforma – The government has the support of the majority of the population and will continue with the reform. 95 | 3830 556 inglês na English • vai ser lançado em maio em edição bilingue português e inglês – It is going to be released in May in a Portuguese and English bilingual edition.

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