Nationality in Portuguese

This is a list of some common nationalities in Portuguese. It is a nice addition to our other 2 pages: Languages and Countries.

British: Britânico(a)
Moroccan: Marroquino(a)
Chinese: Chinês / chinesa
Brazilian: Brasileiro(a)
American: Americano(a)
French: Francês / francesa
German: Alemã(o)
Greek: Grego(a)
Israeli: Israelita
Indian: Indiano(a)
Irish: Irlandês / irlandesa
Italian: Italiano(a)
Japanese: Japonês / japonesa
Korean: Coreano(a)
Iranian: Iraniano(a)
Portuguese: Português / portuguesa
Russian: Russo(a)
Spanish: Espanhol(a)
Swedish: Sueco(a)
Pakistani: Paquistanês / paquistanesa

Now we will put some of the words above into a sentence which you might use in a regular conversation about citizenship. All you need is to swap the nationality but keep the same sentence structure.

I'm Italian: Sou italiano(a)
My wife is Korean: A minha esposa / mulher é coreana
My father is Greek: O meu pai é grego
I have an American car: Tenho um carro americano
I love French cheese: Adoro queijo francês
He has a Moroccan rug: Ele tem um tapete marroquino

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