Portuguese Gender

This page discusses the gender in Portuguese. Below is a list of masculine (man) and feminine (woman) words. We picked the most popular ones.

Boy: menino
Girl: menina
Man: homem
Woman: mulher
Father: pai
Mother: mãe
Brother: irmão
Sister: irmã
Actor: ator
Actress: atriz
Cat (m): gato
Cat (f): gata

These examples show a sentence with both genders (masculine or feminine). The list includes the use of nouns, adjectives and pronouns.

He is tall: ele é alto
She is tall: ela é alta
He is a short man: Ele é um homem baixo
She is a short woman: Ela é uma mulher baixa
He is German: Ele é alemão
She is German: Ela é alemã
Japanese men are friendly: Os homens japoneses são amigáveis
Japanese women are friendly: As mulheres japonesas são amigáveis

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