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Winter Olympics Vocabulary Posted by on Feb 17, 2010 in Sports, Vocabulary

While the Winter Olympics aren’t hugely popular in Brazil, they are broadcast there, and if you ask a Brazilian, they may tell you they like to watch to “refrescar” (cool off), since it’s summer in Brazil now. Also, there are five Brazilians competing in snowboarding and skiing!

Olympics = Olimpíadas

Winter Games = Jogos do Inverno

skiing = esqui

ice skating = patinação do gelo

speed skating = patinação de velocidade

figure skating = patinação artística

ice hockey = hóquei sobre gelo

snowboarding = snowboard

medal = medalha

athlete = atleta

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