Portuguese Personal Pronouns

Portuguese Personal Pronouns is one of the first basic lessons every Portuguese learner must learn to talk about or describe anything, of course adding to that verbs, nouns, and adjectives to give complete sentences. So in this post, we will talk about personal pronouns in Portuguese and provide some brief explanations.

Personal pronouns in brazilian portuguese

You (singular)Você
WeA gente / Nós
You (plural)Vocês
They (Masculine)Eles
They (feminine)Elas 

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  • There are other forms of saying You: TU (singular) and VÓS (plural) but “Você” and “Vocês” are more widely used. Also, their conjugations are slightly different.
  • There is no “it“, every Portuguese word has a gender, so it’s either “ele” or “ela“.
  • They: If we’re talking about a group of males we use “eles“, for females we say “elas“, and for a group of a mix of genders, we use also “eles
  • We: in daily life in Brazil, “a gente” is more commonly used, and its conjugation is the same as “you singular”, “he” and “she”, in written Portuguese, “Nós” is more used.
Portuguese Personal Pronouns

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