Brazilian Pronunciation

April 28, 2017 Tim G

Familiarise yourself with the basic rules of Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation

Pronunciation

amigo (ah-mee-goo) (friend)

Brasil (brah-zee-ooh) (Brazil)

Carnaval (kah-nah-vah-ooh) (Carnival)

festa (feh-stah) (party)

João (zhoo-ah-ooh) (a man's name)

música (moo-zee-kah) (music)

praia (prah-ee-ah) (beach)

Rio de Janeiro (hee-ooh dee zhah-nay-roo) (the Brazilian city of Rio)

Roberta (hoh-beh-tah) (a woman's name)

samba (sahm-bah) (a type of Brazilian dance)

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