One of the many curiosities about the Portuguese language is the fact that there are TWO ways to say “we.” … A gente (we) is a colloquial form and it is usually used in the spoken language instead of nós (we). Even though it means we, it is a singular form and therefore followed by a singular verb.
How do you conjugate gente?
Even though a gente means the same as nós (we), verbs are conjugated with it in the singular form (exactly like você and ele/ela).
Informal pronouns: VOCÊ, VOCÊS, and A GENTE.
|pronoun||conjugation of amar|
|a gente (informal)||ama|
|eles / elas||amam|
Does Portugal have an accent?
Portuguese makes use of five diacritics: the cedilla (ç), acute accent (á, é, í, ó, ú), circumflex accent (â, ê, ô), tilde (ã, õ), and grave accent (à, and rarely è, ì, ò, and ù). The cedilla indicates that ç is pronounced /s/ (from a historic palatalization).
How do you use gente in Portuguese?
A gente (we) is a colloquial form and it is usually used in the spoken language instead of nós (we). Even though it means we, it is a singular form and therefore followed by a singular verb. It’s very common and you will find yourself using it all the time, especially in more conversational, informal situations.
What form is Vaya in Spanish?
|Subject||Present (go)||Imperfect (went)|
How do you conjugate future tense in Spanish?
To form the future tense, add the endings -é, -ás, á, -emos, -éis,-án to the infinitive.
Does Portuguese use the letter K?
In native Portuguese there is no k, w, or y, although they appear in imported words, and under the recent spelling reform have become official letters of the Portuguese alphabet. Pronunciation in Brazil varies from region to region, as it may do in any country.
What do you say to a Portuguese girl?
Here are some phrases you can remember:
- Você é linda/lindo. (“You are beautiful/handsome.”)
- Que bonita(o) está hoje. (“You look good today.”)
- Você tem um sorriso lindo. (“You have a beautiful smile.”)
- Você é muito charmoso(a). (“You’re very charming.”)
- Você é estiloso(a). (“You’re stylish.”)
- Que gatinho(a)!
What is OK Portuguese?
European Portuguese: está bem! Romanian: OK!