Most Brazilians have some degree of Portuguese ancestry: some descend from colonial settlers, while others have recent immigrant Portuguese origin, dating back to anywhere between the mid-19th and mid-20th centuries.
Are Brazilian and Portuguese the same?
Portuguese and Brazilians still speak the same language, but it has evolved in slightly different ways over the years due to cultural and historical differences.
Is Portuguese easier than German?
I would say that Portuguese is a bit harder to learn than German. German is a Germanic language like English, so some words are cognate, they are at least somewhat similar, so that makes them a bit easier for speakers of English to learn.
What race is Portuguese?
The Portuguese are a Southwestern European population, with origins predominantly from Southern and Western Europe. The earliest modern humans inhabiting Portugal are believed to have been Paleolithic peoples that may have arrived in the Iberian Peninsula as early as 35,000 to 40,000 years ago.
Can a Portuguese person understand Spanish?
Originally Answered: Can Portuguese speakers naturally understand Spanish? Yes, they can. The Portuguese understand Spanish quite well, even if they have not studied it. When I had not yet learned Portuguese, when I visited this country I spoke Spanish and I had no problem.
Which is older Spanish or Portuguese?
Starting with Marcelo Serrado’s answer, Portugal is certainly older than Spain. In terms of its borders is certainly older than Spain and one of the oldest in Europe.