Why is Portuguese interesting?

What are 5 interesting facts about Portugal?

12 Interesting and Fun Facts About Portugal

  • Portuguese is the official language of 9 countries. …
  • The oldest bookstore in the world is in Portugal’s capital. …
  • World record holder for largest dining table set. …
  • Portugal is the largest cork producer in the world. …
  • Portugal is one of the world’s top surf spots.

Why does Portuguese sound so weird?

As Portugal is isolated geographically from the Mediterranean it makes sense that linguistic memetic flow continued more readily among the other proto-Romance speaking countries during the Renaissance, leaving Portuguese to evolve more-or-less on its own. Thus, it sounds different from the other Romance languages.

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