In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Unlike the rest of Angola, where the official language is Portuguese, the language of Malongo is English.
- So why on earth have Portuguese as the official language of East Timor?
- The beat of Brazil is also there and in Brazil itself, Portuguese is still the mother tongue.
- Later, I buy a Popsicle in a small grocery store where the clerk seems surprised to hear me speak Portuguese.
- If she were Brazilian, then she would know that Brazil's official language is Portuguese.
- I have so many questions, yet the struggle of having to speak Portuguese leaves me unable to articulate them meaningfully.
- You hear French and Portuguese spoken on the streets a lot.
- Within a year I'd like you to speak English because I'm not going to speak Portuguese.
- Unless you speak Portuguese, you're going to have a bit of trouble finding your way around though.
- His mother is Portuguese and he speaks the language fluently but he has been more than just a tutor to Ricardo.
- Brazil and East Timor are former Portuguese colonies, and Portuguese is spoken in both.
- The official language is Portuguese, a legacy of the country's colonizers.
- It seems there are many dialects of Portuguese spoken in several countries in South America.
- I didn't know I had another Brazilian on the line, so we might speak in Portuguese now.
- Gallego and Portuguese were a single language until the fourteenth century, when they began to diverge.
- Gusmao, who speaks fluent Portuguese, could not attend due to scheduling problems, the organizer said.
- Aside from a small number of recently contacted indigenous peoples, all Brazilians speak Portuguese.
- Of course, I speak some Portuguese as well after being there but I have always practised my English.
- As a former colony, its official language remains Portuguese.
- Next, regional variants of a language like Portuguese constitute yet another piece of evidence against this hypothesis.
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- Spaniards and Portuguese put regional identity above nationality.
- It's a cooperative effort, and the Portuguese and Americans work side by side to carry out the mission.
- Many of these are Bantu, sold to the Portuguese in exchange for clothing, liquor, and guns.
- The Annobon population, native to Angola, was introduced by the Portuguese via Sao Tome.
- John points out that teams with conspicuously long hair have been big losers: the Argies, the French, the Portuguese.
- Spaniards and Portuguese adapted this name to tapioca, in which form it became an adopted English word in the late 18th century.
- The Spanish tend to look at the Portuguese in much the same way as the English are supposed to look upon the Irish, at least for the purposes of bad jokes.
- These were occupied not only by agriculture, but also in mining and trade in copper and salt against European goods obtained from the Portuguese.
- He prevented the Danish fleet from falling into French hands and supported the Spaniards and Portuguese in their struggle against Napoleon.
- The survivors, who are Spanish and Portuguese, are expected to leave for home today.
- The sailing guides were called portolani by the Italians, roteiros by the Portuguese and rutters by the Dutch and English.
- The first Europeans in the area were the Portuguese in the sixteenth century.
- It is the story about the Dutchman, the Frenchman and the Portuguese.
- The mouth of the Congo River was the base for the Kongo Kingdom which encountered the Portuguese in 1484.
- The first Europeans to discover the country were the Portuguese.
- The Irish are the latest to get on the building bandwagon, which had been dominated by the Italians, Germans and Portuguese.
- They therefore traded widely with the British, the French, the Dutch, and the Portuguese.
- The first Europeans to reach Nigeria were the Portuguese in the fifteenth century.
- Indian embroideries were being made for Portuguese patrons surprisingly soon after the arrival of the Portuguese in India in 1498.
- European contact with the Igbo began with the arrival of the Portuguese in the mid-fifteenth century.
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