Top 20 Most Requested Translations: English to Portuguese

November 02, 2017

Portuguese has more than 200 million native speakers. It is the sole official language of Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Angola and São Tomé and Príncipe. It is a co-official language in East Timor, Equatorial Guinea and Macau.

 

Portuguese has two main forms of writing and numerous regional spoken dialects. The standard written forms are Brazilian Portuguese and European Portuguese.

 

In this blog, we will be discussing the most requested translations from English into Portuguese. Based on our research and our experience in handling English to Portuguese translations, we have compiled a list of the top 20 phrases and terms that are most frequently requested for translation.

Top 20 Requested Phrases:


Hello

Olá

Goodbye

Adeus

Merry Christmas

Feliz Natal

Happy Holidays

Boas festas

Happy Birthday

Feliz aniversario

Happy New Year

Feliz Ano Novo

Congratulations

Parabéns

What time is it?

Que horas são?

Where is the bathroom?

Onde está o banheiro?

My name is…

Meu nome é ...

What is your name?

Qual é o seu nome?

Peace

Paz

Welcome

Bem vindo

Thank you.

Obrigado

You are welcome.

Você é bem-vindo

Where can I find a hospital?

Onde posso encontrar um hospital?

Where can I find a bank?

Onde posso encontrar um banco?

Where can I find a good restaurant?

Onde posso encontrar um bom restaurante?

Where can I find a taxi?

Onde posso encontrar um táxi?

Where can I find an airport?

Onde posso encontrar um aeroporto?

 

Numbers and months are also commonly translated.

Translations of 1 to 20:

 

One

Um

Two

Dois

Three

Três

Four

Quatro

Five

Cinco

Six

Seis

Seven

Sete

Eight

Oito

Nine

Nove

Ten

Dez

Eleven

Onze

Twelve

Doze

Thirteen

Treze

Fourteen

Catorze

Fifteen

Quinze

Sixteen

Dezesseis

Seventeen

Dezessete

Eighteen

Dezoito

Nineteen

Dezenove

Twenty

Vinte

Months of the year:

 

January

Janeiro

February

Fevereiro

March

Março

April

Abril

May

Maio

June

Junho

July

Julho

August

Agosto

September

Setembro

October

Outubro

November

Novembro

December

Dezembro

Summary

 

As our world becomes more and more globalized, it is crucial to understand which languages your target audiences are speaking. Understanding the most commonly requested phrases and terms for translation from English into Portuguese will help you convey and communicate more appropriately and effectively to your targeted Portuguese-speaking audiences.

Further Cultural Resources from GPI

 

You may gain further insight into country specific cultural facts and related topics by reviewing some previous blogs written by GPI:

 

 

Please feel free to contact GPI at info@globalizationpartners.com with any questions about our translation services.  Also let us know if you have any interesting blog topics you would like us to cover in future blogs.

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Ahmed is a native Arabic speaker from Egypt, Cairo. He has over 12 years’ experience in the translation and localization field working as a Hebrew – Arabic translator and editor. He has also held positions for language Testing Engineer and Localization Project Manager. Ahmed has extensive experience in handling large volume translation projects for software and document localization. He has worked for a range of translation and localization groups and companies including Microsoft, Babylon, Saudisoft, as well as several governmental authorities. He holds a B.A. degree in Translation and Interpreting from Faculty of Alsun Ain Shams University and additionally is a certified Hebrew - Arabic translator with a High Translation professional diploma from the same faculty. He is a published author translating news articles and writing political analysis with contributions to an array of research centers and newspapers including AL Aharam, Beirut Political Centre, Aldiplomasy Magazine, and Lindro Italian News, to name a few. In his free time Ahmed likes swimming, shooting and reading about new ideas.