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More false diminutives in Portuguese Posted by on Jun 24, 2021

Olá, pessoal! Tudo certinho? As I told you in our previous post, the list of false diminutives in Portuguese can be long and language learners should be aware of them to avoid any possible misunderstandings (as we’ll see below!). So the time has come for part 2. Vamos nessa? Galinha | Hen É a fêmea…

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What are the false diminutives in Portuguese? Posted by on May 31, 2021

Olá, amigos leitores! Hoje bateu um friozinho aqui no Brasil, então a melhor coisa para este tempinho é tomar uma sopinha. If you are a frequent reader of our texts, probably the words “friozinho“, “tempinho” and “sopinha” are not strange to you. They, like many others, are part of Brazilian spoken language. No matter the…

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