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Easter Vocabulary in Portuguese Posted by on Mar 28, 2013 in Culture, Vocabulary

Olá, pessoal!

On the 31st we celebrate Easter all over the world and today’s post will cover some Easter specific vocabulary. Estão prontos?

Terça-feira de Carnaval = Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday
Quarta-feira de Cinzas = Ash Wednesday
Quaresma = Lent
Domingo de Ramos = Palm Sunday
Quinta-feira Santa = Maundy Thursday, Sheer Thursday, Holy Thursday
Santa Ceia = Last Supper
Sábado de Aleluia = Holy Saturday, Silent Saturday
Domingo de Páscoa = Easter Sunday
Ovos de Páscoa = Easter Eggs
Coelho da Páscoa = Easter Bunny
Páscoa (dos judeus) = Passover
Ressurreição = Ressurrection
Paixão de Cristo = Passion of Christ
Sexta-feira Santa = Good Friday

Boa Páscoa a Todos!

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English / Spanish teacher and translator for over 20 years. I have been blogging since 2007 and I am also a professional singer in my spare time.