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Describing people em Português Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in Vocabulary

Ei pessoal!
Today we are going to learn how to describe people.

Photo by Paul Stanhope

Photo by Paul Stanhope

A) Aparência física – physical appearance
1. Alto – tal
2. Baixo – short
3. Estatura mediana – average height
4. Gordo – fat
5. Cheinho / gordinho – chubby
6. Acima do peso – overweight
7. Magro – skinny
8. Magrinho – skinny (in a nice way)
9. Magrelinho – very skinny (in a bad way)
10. Atlético – lean, athletic
11. Definido – well defined muscles
12. Bombado – muscly (usually used to descbribe someone who is too muscly)
13. Sarado – muscly (good connotation)
14. Branco – white
15. Negro – black
16. Moreno – brown skin
17. Cabelo – hair
• Preto – black
• Castanho – brown
• Loiro – blonde
• Ruivo – ginger
• Curto – short
• Longo – long
• Na cintura – down to the waist
• Nos ombros – down to the shoulders
• Franja – fringe/bangs
• Liso – straight
• Enrolado / cacheado – curly
• Ondulado – wavy
• Careca – bold
Obs.: the colours could be claro ou escuro (light or dark)
18. Tem barba – has a beard
19. Olhos – eyes
• Castanhos – brown
• Pretos – black
• Verdes – green
• Azuis – blue
• Pequenos – small
• Grandes – big
Obs.: the colours could be claro ou escuro (light or dark)
20. Nariz
• Grande – big
• Pequeno – small
• Largo – flat
• Fino – straight
21. Boca – mouth
• Pequena – small
• Grande – big
• Carnuda – full lips
• Fina – thin lips
22. Sorriso – smile
• Bonito – pretty
• Lindo – beautiful
• Largo – big
• Feio – uggly
23. Usa/tem aparelho nos dentes – wears braces on teeth
24. Usa/tem óculos – wears glasses
25. É…
• Bonito – pretty
• Lindo – beaultiful
• Maravilhoso – gorgeous
• Feio – ugly
• sem graça – not attractive to you, but not ugly
• Novo / jovem – Young
• Velho – old
• De meia-idade – middle-aged
26. Bem vestido – well dressed
27. Mal vestido – poorly dressed

 

– Describing Angelina:

Photo by Paul Stanhope

Photo by Paul Stanhope

Esta é a Angelina. Ela é alta, magra e muito bonita. O cabelo dela é castanho e liso, os olhos dela são claros. A boca dela é grande e carnuda e o nariz dela é fino. Ela tem um sorriso bonito.
This is Angelina. She is tall, skinny and very pretty. Her hair is brown and straight. Her eyes are a light colour. Her mouth is big, she has full lips and her nose is straight. She has a pretty smile.

 

B) Características e personalidade – characteristics and personality
1. Legal – cool, good company
2. Chato – boring, annoying
3. Interessante – interesting
4. Mal-educado – rude
5. Bem-educado – polite
6. Preguiçoso – lazy
7. Carinhoso – affectionate
8. Paciente – patiente
9. Inteligente – intelligent
10. Amigável – lovely
11. Ciumento – jealous
12. Arrogante – arrogant
13. Invejoso – envious
14. Apático – listless
15. Ativo – active

 

– Desbribing yourself
Eu sou jovem, tenho 27 anos. Eu sou morena. Meu cabelo é castanho escuro e ondulado. Meus olhos também são castanhos escuro. Eu tenho nariz grande. Eu não sou muito alta, tenha estatura mediana. Eu sou bastante ativa, minha vida é interessante e eu sou carinhosa com os meus amigos e família. Às vezes sou um pouco impaciente, mas sempre amigável.
I am young, 27 years old. I have brown skin. My hair is dark brown and wavy. My eyes are also dark brown. I have a big nose. I am not very tall I am average height. I am very active, my life is interesting and I am affectionate towards my friends and family. Sometimes I am impatient, but always friendly.
NOW, have fun leaving a comment describing yourself, someone you know or someone famous!

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