Brazilian Pronouns

This is a list of pronouns in Brazilian. This includes subject, object, and the possessive. These are used on a daily basis, so don't skip this lesson. We start with the object pronouns such as "I, you, her ..."

I: eu
You: você / tu
He: ele
She: ela
We: nós
You (pl.): vocês / vós
They: eles, elas

Here are samples to demonstrate how the object pronoun is used in a sentence.

I love you: eu te amo
She is beautiful: ela é bonita
We are happy: nós somos felizes
They are dancing: eles estão dançando

Now we look into the subject pronoun such as "me, him, us, them ...".

Me: Me
You: lhe / te
Him: lhe
Her: lhe
Us: nos
You (pl.): lhes / vos
Them: lhes

These are examples to demonstrate how the subject pronoun is used in a sentence.

Give me your phone number: Dê-me seu numero de telefone
I can give you my email: Posso dar-lhe meu e-mail
Tell him to call me: Diga-lhe para me ligar
Can you call us?: Você pode nos ligar?

We reach now the possessive adjective part, used to refer to thing we possess. Examples: "my, our, their ...".

My: meu
Your: seu / teu
His: seu (dele)
Her: sua (dela)
Our: nosso
Your (pl.): seus vossos
Their: seus (deles) / suas (delas)

Here are samples to demonstrate how the possessive adjective is used.

My phone number is . . .: Meu numero de telefone é
His email is . . .: o email dele é
Our dream is to visit Spain: nosso sonho é visitar a Espanha
Their country is beautiful: O país deles é bonito / Seu país é bonito.

This is the possessive pronoun. Used as an alternative to the possessive adjectives above. Instead of saying "It is my dog" you can say "It is mine".

Mine: meu
Yours: vosso
His: seu
Hers: sua
Ours: nosso
Yours (pl.): vossos--
Theirs: seus

These are some examples of the possessive pronoun in a sentence.

The book is mine: O livro é meu
Is this pen yours?: Esta caneta é sua?
The shoes are hers: os sapatos são dela
Victory is ours: a vitória é nossa

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