PLP 007 – Beginners - Vocabulary about the time in Portuguese

Topic: Learn how to say the days of the week, the months and more.

Olá everybody!

This beginners episode is a vocabulary pill and we will be learning about the time.

This episode covers:

  • How to say: second, minute, hour.

  • How to say: day, the different times of day, adverbs about the day.

  • How to say: week, weekend, the days of the week.

  • How to say: month, year, the twelve months.

Don’t miss the next two action formula episodes, where we will put this into practice by saying the date and the time.

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Vocabulary

Let's start with the hour and its components:

  • o segundo (-s) - the second

  • o minuto (-s) - the minute

  • a hora (-s) - the hour

Now the day and the different times of day:

  • o dia (-s) - the day

  • a madrugada (-s) - the early morning

  • a manhã (-s) - the morning

  • a tarde (-s) - the afternoon

  • a noite (-s) - the night

  • o meio-dia (-s, -s) - midday

  • a meia-noite (-s, -s) - midnight

Adverbs about the day:

  • hoje - today

  • amanhã - tomorrow

  • depois de amanhã - the day after tomorrow

  • ontem - yesterday

  • anteontem - the day before yesterday

 
 
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Now the week and the days of the week:

  • a semana (-s) - the week

  • o fim-de-semana (-s, -) - the weekend

  • a segunda-feira - Monday (also: 2ªf.)

  • a terça-feira - Tuesday (also: 3ªf.)

  • a quarta-feira - Wednesday (also: 4ªf.)

  • a quinta-feira - Thursday (also: 5ªf.)

  • a sexta-feira - Friday (also: 6ªf.)

  • o sábado - Saturday

  • o domingo - Sunday

 

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Now the year and the months:

  • o mês (-es) - the month

  • o ano (-s) - the year

  • janeiro - January

  • fevereiro - February

  • março - March

  • abril - April

  • maio - May

  • junho - June

  • julho - July

  • agosto - August

  • setembro - September

  • outubro - October

  • novembro - November

  • dezembro - December

 

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