1000 most common Portuguese words

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List of the most common Portuguese vocabulary words

  1. o [determiner] (the)
  2. de [preposition] (from)
  3. e [conjunction] (and)
  4. que [pronoun] (what) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “quid”.
  5. ser [verb] (to be) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “sum”.
  6. um [determiner] (one) This Portuguese word has the same origin as the French word “un” and the Italian word “uno”. These words all derive from the Latin word “ūnus”.
  7. em [preposition] (in) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “in”.
  8. para [preposition] (for)
  9. com [preposition] (with) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “cum”. That Latin word appears in the expression “cum laude” meaning “with honors”.
  10. a [preposition] (to)
  11. ter [verb] (to have)
  12. não [adverb] (not) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “nōn”.
  13. por [preposition] (by)
  14. seu [determiner] (yours)
  15. se [pronoun] (if)
  16. mais [adverb] (more) This Portuguese word has the same origin as the Spanish word “más”. Both originate from the Latin word “magis”.
  17. estar [verb] (to be) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “stāre”.
  18. como [preposition] (as)
  19. este [determiner] (this)
  20. poder [verb] (can)
  21. ou [conjunction] (or) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “aut”.
  22. todo [determiner] (all) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “tōtus”.
  23. ano [noun] (year)
  24. fazer [verb] (to do) This Portuguese verb has the same origin as the French verb “faire” and the Spanish verb “hacer”. These all originate from the Latin verb “facere”.
  25. mas [conjunction] (but) This common Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “magis”.
  26. ir [verb] (to go) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “īre”.
  27. muito [adverb] (very much) This Portuguese word has the same origin as the Spanish word “mucho” and the Italian word “molto”. These words all derive from the Latin word “multus”.
  28. também [adverb] (also) This common Portuguese word is similar to the Spanish word “también” which has the same meaning.
  29. outro [determiner] (other) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “alterum”.
  30. ele [pronoun] (he)
  31. [adverb] (already) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “iam”.
  32. dia [noun] (day)
  33. novo [adjective] (new) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “novus”, which is also the origin of the words “nuevo” in Spanish, and “neuf” in French.
  34. haver [verb] (to have) This Portuguese verb has the same origin as the Italian verb “avere” and the French verb “avoir”. These all originate from the Latin verb “habēre”.
  35. grande [adjective] (great) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “grandis”.
  36. ainda [adverb] (still)
  37. sobre [preposition] (on)
  38. até [preposition] (until)
  39. dizer [verb] (to say) This Portuguese verb has the same origin as the Spanish word “decir” and the French word “dire”. These words all derive from the Latin word “dīcere”.
  40. mesmo [adjective] (same) This common Portuguese adjective is similar to the Spanish adjective “mismo”.
  41. pessoa [noun] (person)
  42. entre [preposition] (among, between)
  43. dever [verb] (should) This Portuguese verb has the same origin as the Spanish verb “deber” and the French verb “devoir”. They all derive from the Latin verb “dēbēre”.
  44. esse [determiner] (that)
  45. nosso [determiner] (our) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “nostrum”.
  46. caso [noun] (case)
  47. eu [pronoun] (I)
  48. dois [numeral] (two) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin term “duo”, which is also the origin of the words “dos” in Spanish and “deux” in French.
  49. bom [adjective] (good) This common Portuguese adjective has the same origin as the French word “bon” and the Italian word “buono”. They all derive from the Latin term “bonus”.
  50. dar [verb] (to give) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “dare”.
  51. algum [determiner] (some) This common Portuguese word resembles the Spanish word “alguno” and the Italian word “alcuno”.
  52. forma [noun] (form)
  53. segundo [preposition] (second) This common Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “secundus”.
  54. vez [noun] (time)
  55. empresa [noun] (company)
  56. primeiro [adjective] (first) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “prīmārius”.
  57. sem [preposition] (without) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “sine”. This Latin word “sine” appears in the expression “sine qua non” which refers to an indispensable condition.
  58. quando [adverb] (when) This common Portuguese adverb has the same origin and meaning as the French word “quand” and the Spanish word “cuando”. These all derive from the Latin term “quandō”.
  59. Portugal [proper noun] Portugal is one of the countries which has Portuguese as the official language. It is not surprising to see the word “Portugal” appear among the most common Portuguese words.
  60. isso [pronoun] (that) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “ipsum”.
  61. país [noun] (country) This common Portuguese word originates from the French word “pays” which features among the most common French words.
  62. tempo [noun] (time) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “tempus”.
  63. bem [adverb] (well) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “bene”. This Latin root is also the origin of the words “bien” in Spanish and French, as well as “bene” in Italian.
  64. [adverb] (only) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “sōlus”. This Latin root is also the origin of the words “solo” in Spanish and Italian, as well as “seul” in French.
  65. serviço [noun] (service) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “servitium”.
  66. ficar [verb] (stay)
  67. nós [pronoun] (we)
  68. querer [verb] (to want) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “quaerō”.
  69. trabalho [noun] (job) This Portuguese noun has the same origin as the Spanish word “trabajo” and the French word “travail”. These words all derive from the Latin word “tripālis”.
  70. público [adjective] (public) Just like its English equivalent, this common Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “pūblicus”. Unlike Portuguese, English is not a Latin-based language, but there are still many English words which come from Latin.
  71. onde [pronoun] (where) Just like the Spanish word “donde”, the Portuguese word “onde” originates from the Latin term “unde”.
  72. estado [noun] (state) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “status”.
  73. parte [noun] (part) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “partem”.
  74. assim [adverb] (thus)
  75. desde [preposition] (since) This common Portuguese word has the same form in Spanish.
  76. passar [verb] (to pass)
  77. cada [determiner] (each) The origin of this common Portuguese word is the Latin word “cata”.
  78. informação [noun] (information) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “informar” by adding the suffix “-ção”.
  79. último [adjective] (last) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “ultimus”.
  80. sempre [adverb] (always) This common Portuguese adverb has the same form in Italian, whereas in Spanish it is spelled “siempre”. These terms are all derived from the Latin word “semper”.
  81. hoje [adverb] (today)
  82. depois [adverb] (later)
  83. presidente [noun] (president) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “praesidēns”.
  84. durante [preposition] (during)
  85. vida [noun] (life) This common Portuguese noun has the same form in Spanish, whereas in Italian it is spelled “vita”. These terms are all derived from the Latin word “vīta”.
  86. área [noun] (area)
  87. apresentar [verb] (to introduce)
  88. porque [conjunction] (because)
  89. ver [verb] (to see) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “vidēre”.
  90. social [adjective] (social) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “sociālis”.
  91. apenas [adverb] (only)
  92. quem [pronoun] (who) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “quem”.
  93. qualquer [determiner] (any)
  94. além [adverb] (beyond)
  95. qual [pronoun] (which) This Portuguese pronoun has the same origin as the Spanish word “cual”, the Italian word “quale”, and the French word “quel”. These words all derive from the Latin word “quālis”.
  96. mês [noun] (month) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “mēnsis”.
  97. após [preposition] (after)
  98. chegar [verb] (to arrive)
  99. meu [determiner] (mine)
  100. saber [verb] (to know) This Portuguese verb comes from the Latin verb “sapeō” which has also produced “sapere” in Italian, “savoir” in French, and “saber” in Spanish.
  101. milhão [numeral] (million)
  102. vir [verb] (to come)
  103. realizar [verb] (perform)
  104. número [noun] (number)
  105. receber [verb] (to receive) This Portuguese verb comes from the Latin verb “recipere” which has also produced “recibir” in Spanish, “ricevere” in Italian, and “recevoir” in French.
  106. momento [noun] (moment)
  107. cidade [noun] (city) This common portuguese word has the same origin as the Spanish word “ciudad” which also means “city”. Both derive from the Latin term “cīvitātem”.
  108. casa [noun] (house) This is one of the first Portuguese vocabulary words which language learners encounter. Of course it is among the most common Portuguese words.
  109. português [adjective] (Portuguese) : It is not surprising to see this word appear in this list of the most common Portuguese words.
  110. permitir [verb] (to allow)
  111. Lisboa [proper noun] (Lisbon) Lisbon is the capital of Portugal. It is not surprising that this word appears in this Portuguese frequency dictionary.
  112. valor [noun] (value)
  113. acordo [noun] (agreement)
  114. local [noun] (location) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “locus”.
  115. agora [adverb] (now)
  116. afirmar [verb] (assert) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “affirmāre”.
  117. mil [numeral] (thousand) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “mīlle”.
  118. três [numeral] (three) This common Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “trēs”.
  119. processo [noun] (process)
  120. medida [noun] (measure)
  121. mundo [noun] (world) This Portuguese noun has the same form in Spanish. The corresponding Italian word is “mondo” and the French term is “monde” . These words all originate from the Latin term “mundus”.
  122. encontrar [verb] (to meet)
  123. tudo [pronoun] (everything) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “tōtus”.
  124. através [adverb] (through)
  125. pouco [adverb] (little) This common Portuguese word has the same origin and meaning as the Spanish word “poco”, the Italian word “poco”, and the French word “peu”. They all derive from the Latin term “paucus”.
  126. próximo [adjective] (next)
  127. pequeno [adjective] (small) This common Portuguese adjective has the same origin, and almost the same spelling as the Spanish word “pequeño”.
  128. situação [noun] (situation) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “situar” by adding the suffix “-ção”.
  129. Brasil [proper noun] (Brazil) Brazil is the country with the largest number of Portuguese speakers. It is not surprising to see the word “Brasil” appear among the most common Portuguese words.
  130. sistema [noun] (system) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “systēma”.
  131. deixar [verb] (to leave) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “laxāre”, which is also the origin of the Spanish verb “dejar”.
  132. criar [verb] (to create) This common Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “creāre”.
  133. contar [verb] (to tell) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “computāre”.
  134. final [noun] (final) This common Portuguese word can be used either as an adjective or as a noun. It comes from the Latin word “fīnālis”.
  135. dado [noun] (given)
  136. nível [noun] (level)
  137. meio [noun] (middle)
  138. São [proper noun]
  139. contra [preposition] (against)
  140. possível [adjective] (possible)
  141. grupo [noun] (group)
  142. mercado [noun] (market) This Portuguese word has the same Latin origin as the Italian word “mercato”. Both come from the Latin word “mercātus”.
  143. ela [pronoun] (she) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “illa”, which is also the origin of the Spanish pronoun “ella” and the French pronoun “elle”.
  144. levar [verb] (to take) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “levāre”.
  145. governo [noun] (government)
  146. saúde [noun] (health) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “salūtem”.
  147. resultado [noun] (result)
  148. semana [noun] (week)
  149. começar [verb] (to start)
  150. espaço [noun] (space) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “spatium” which has also produced “espacio” in Spanish, “spazio” in Italian, and “espace” in French.
  151. conseguir [verb] (to get)
  152. nem [conjunction] (nor) This common Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “nec”.
  153. ponto [noun] (point)
  154. importante [adjective] (important) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “importāns”.
  155. produto [noun] (product)
  156. partir [verb] (leave) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “partīre”.
  157. continuar [verb] (to continue)
  158. direito [noun] (right)
  159. nacional [adjective] (national) This Portuguese word comes from the French word “national”.
  160. próprio [adjective] (own)
  161. falar [verb] (to speak)
  162. rede [noun] (network) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “rēte”.
  163. hora [noun] (hour) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “hōra”.
  164. eles [pronoun] (they)
  165. programa [noun] (program)
  166. antes [adverb] (before)
  167. cerca [adverb] (around)
  168. relação [noun] (relationship) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “relatio”.
  169. profissional [noun] (professional)
  170. região [noun] (region)
  171. menos [adverb] (less)
  172. utilizar [verb] (to use) This Portuguese word is derived from the French word “utiliser”.
  173. jogo [noun] (game)
  174. família [noun] (family) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “familia”.
  175. lugar [noun] (place)
  176. fim [noun] (end)
  177. considerar [verb] (to consider) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “cōnsīderāre”.
  178. Paulo [proper noun] (Paul)
  179. acontecer [verb] (to happen)
  180. existir [verb] (to exist) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “existere”.
  181. aqui [adverb] (here)
  182. conta [noun] (account)
  183. Saúde [proper noun] Saúde is a district of São Paulo.
  184. projecto [noun] (project)
  185. problema [noun] (problem)
  186. período [noun] (period)
  187. conhecer [verb] (to meet)
  188. necessário [adjective] (necessary)
  189. usar [verb] (to use)
  190. apoio [noun] (support)
  191. principal [adjective] (main) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “principālis”.
  192. precisar [verb] (to need)
  193. seguir [verb] (to follow) This Portuguese verb has the same form in Spanish. The corresponding Italian word is “seguire” and the French term is “suivre” . These words all originate from the same Latin root.
  194. acesso [noun] (access) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “accessus”.
  195. equipa [noun] (team) The origin of this Portuguese word is the French word “équipe”.
  196. criança [noun] (child) This common Portuguese noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ança” to the verb “criar”.
  197. disponível [adjective] (available)
  198. exemplo [noun] (example)
  199. cliente [noun] (customer)
  200. longo [noun] (long) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “longus”.
  201. decisão [noun] (decision) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “dēcīsio”.
  202. trabalhar [verb] (to work)
  203. coisa [noun] (thing)
  204. manter [verb] (to maintain)
  205. projeto [noun] (project)
  206. desenvolver [verb] (to develop)
  207. lado [noun] (side) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “lātus”.
  208. população [noun] (population) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “populus”. This is an example of the spelling differences between Portuguese and Latin.
  209. passado [adjective] (past)
  210. tipo [noun] (type)
  211. condição [noun] (condition)
  212. ação [noun] (action) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “āctiō”.
  213. tanto [adverb] (so much) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “tantus”.
  214. solução [noun] (solution) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “solūtiō”.
  215. presente [adjective] (present) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “praesens”.
  216. desenvolvimento [noun] (development) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “desenvolver” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  217. incluir [verb] (to include)
  218. alto [adjective] (high)
  219. mulher [noun] (woman) This Portuguese vocabulary word has the same Latin origin as the Spanish word “mujer”.
  220. voltar [verb] (to come back)
  221. garantir [verb] (To guarantee)
  222. necessidade [noun] (need)
  223. obra [noun] (work) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “opera”.
  224. estudo [noun] (study)
  225. segurança [noun] (safety) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “segurar” by adding the suffix “-ança”.
  226. ajudar [verb] (to help) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “adiūtāre”.
  227. tal [determiner] (such) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “tālis”.
  228. jovem [noun] (young) This Portuguese adjective has the same origin as the Italian word “giovane” and the French word “jeune”. These words all derive from the Latin word “juvenem”.
  229. você [pronoun] (you)
  230. município [noun] (county) This Portuguese noun is formed from the noun “munícipe” by adding the suffix “-io”.
  231. início [noun] (beginning)
  232. homem [noun] (man)
  233. abrir [verb] (to open) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “aperīre”.
  234. qualidade [noun] (quality) This common Portuguese word is similar to its English translation. There are many other similar words in Portuguese and English.
  235. questão [noun] (question)
  236. enquanto [adverb] (while)
  237. euro [noun] (euro)
  238. então [adverb] (then)
  239. actividade [noun] (activity)
  240. viver [verb] (to live) This common Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “vīvere”. Most romance languages use this Latin root, for instance we have the words “vivre” in French, “vivere” in Italian, as well as “vivir” in Spanish.
  241. história [noun] (history)
  242. formação [noun] (formation)
  243. aluno [noun] (student) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “alumnus”.
  244. vários [determiner] (several)
  245. ideia [noun] (idea)
  246. risco [noun] (risk)
  247. mostrar [verb] (to show) This Portuguese verb has the same form in Spanish. The corresponding Italian word is “mostrare” and the French term is “montrer”. These words all originate from the same Latin root: “mōnstrāre” .
  248. escola [noun] (school) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “schola”.
  249. entrar [verb] (enter)
  250. pensar [verb] (to think) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “pēnsāre”.
  251. recurso [noun] (resource)
  252. total [noun] (total) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “tōtus”.
  253. quatro [numeral] (four) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “quattuor”.
  254. gestão [noun] (management) This common Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “gerir” by adding the suffix “-ão”.
  255. colocar [verb] (to put)
  256. site [noun] (site)
  257. político [adjective] (political)
  258. doença [noun] (disease) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “dolentia”.
  259. nunca [adverb] (never) This is a word which Portuguese and Spanish have in common. It originates from the Latin word “numquam”
  260. internacional [adjective] (international)
  261. nome [noun] (name) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “nōmen”.
  262. água [noun] (water) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “aqua”.
  263. morte [noun] (death) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “mortem”.
  264. explicar [verb] (to explain)
  265. quanto [adverb] (how much) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “quantus”.
  266. técnico [adjective] (technical) This Portuguese word comes from the French word “technique”, which features among the most common French words.
  267. isto [pronoun] (this) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “istud”.
  268. responsável [adjective] (responsible)
  269. base [noun] (base)
  270. utilização [noun] (use) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “utilizar” by adding the suffix “-ção”.
  271. Porto [proper noun]
  272. instituição [noun] (institution) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “īnstitūtiō”.
  273. tão [adverb] (so)
  274. artigo [noun] (article)
  275. atividade [noun] (activity) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “āctīvitās”. This Latin root is also the origin of the words “actividad” in Spanish, “attività” in Italian, and “activité” in French.
  276. confirmar [verb] (to confirm) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “cōnfirmō”.
  277. pois [conjunction] (because)
  278. tomar [verb] (to take)
  279. negócio [noun] (business)
  280. Rio [proper noun]
  281. experiência [noun] (experience)
  282. único [adjective] (unique)
  283. quase [adverb] (almost)
  284. função [noun] (function)
  285. entanto [noun] (however)
  286. gente [noun] (people) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “gentem”.
  287. acabar [verb] (to finish)
  288. informar [verb] (to inform)
  289. produção [noun] (production)
  290. conjunto [noun] (set) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “coniunctus”.
  291. zona [noun] (zone)
  292. ocorrer [verb] (to occur)
  293. apesar [adverb] (despite)
  294. várias [determiner] (several)
  295. iniciativa [noun] (initiative)
  296. aumentar [verb] (to increase)
  297. unidade [noun] (unity) This common Portuguese word which originates from the Latin word “unitas” is one of the many similar words between Portuguese and English
  298. futuro [noun] (future)
  299. pretender [verb] (intend)
  300. objectivo [noun] (aim)
  301. organização [noun] (organization) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “organizar” by adding the suffix “-ção”.
  302. utilizador [noun] (user) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-dor” to the verb “utilizar”, which also is in this list of common Portuguese words.
  303. brasileiro [adjective] (Brazilian)
  304. novembro [noun] (November)
  305. preço [noun] (price) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “pretium”.
  306. referir [verb] (to refer)
  307. pedir [verb] (ask)
  308. junto [adverb] (together)
  309. tentar [verb] (to try) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “temptō”.
  310. dentro [adverb] (inside)
  311. diferente [adjective] (different)
  312. aquele [determiner] (that)
  313. proposta [noun] (proposal) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “propositus”.
  314. nada [pronoun] (nothing)
  315. divulgar [verb] (to spread) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “dīvulgāre”.
  316. médico [noun] (doctor)
  317. evento [noun] (event)
  318. cinco [numeral] (five)
  319. uma [determiner] (one) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “ūna”.
  320. perder [verb] (to lose) This common Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “perdere”.
  321. parecer [verb] (to seem)
  322. efeito [noun] (effect)
  323. sentido [noun] (sense)
  324. sair [verb] (to exit) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “salīre”.
  325. livro [noun] (book)
  326. investigação [noun] (investigation) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “investīgātiō”.
  327. imagem [noun] (image) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “imāgō”.
  328. João [proper noun] (John)
  329. devido [adverb] (due)
  330. equipe [noun] (team) This Portuguese word is derived from the French word “équipe”.
  331. esperar [verb] (to wait)
  332. financeiro [adjective] (financial)
  333. centro [noun] (center)
  334. plano [noun] (plan)
  335. causa [noun] (cause)
  336. resposta [noun] (answer)
  337. modo [noun] (mode)
  338. aumento [noun] (increase)
  339. tornar [verb] (to become) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “tornāre”.
  340. anterior [adjective] (previous) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “anterior”.
  341. fase [noun] (phase)
  342. publicar [verb] (to publish) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “publicāre”.
  343. capacidade [noun] (capacity) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “capācitās”. There are many Portuguese words ending in “-dade” which come from Latin words ending in “-tās”. This is the case for example of the words “oportunidade”, “entidade” and “autoridade” which appear in this Portuguese frequency dictionary.
  344. prazo [noun] (deadline)
  345. equipamento [noun] (equipment)
  346. nenhum [determiner] (none)
  347. procurar [verb] (look for)
  348. participar [verb] (to participate)
  349. obter [verb] (to get)
  350. representar [verb] (to represent) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “repraesentō”.
  351. oportunidade [noun] (opportunity) This Portuguese word which originates from the Latin word “opportūnitas” is one of the numerous similar words in Portuguese and English
  352. ganhar [verb] (to win)
  353. modelo [noun] (model)
  354. especial [adjective] (special) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “speciālis”.
  355. anunciar [verb] (to announce) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “annūntiāre”.
  356. março [noun] (March)
  357. política [noun] (politics)
  358. edição [noun] (edition) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “ēditiō”.
  359. facto [noun] (fact)
  360. documento [noun] (document)
  361. outubro [noun] (October)
  362. marca [noun] (brand)
  363. taxa [noun] (rate)
  364. venda [noun] (sale)
  365. pessoal [adjective] (personal)
  366. tema [noun] (theme)
  367. entidade [noun] (entity) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “entitās”.
  368. prever [verb] (to predict)
  369. objetivo [noun] (objective) This common Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “objectīvus”.
  370. pagar [verb] (to pay) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “pacāre”.
  371. investimento [noun] (investment) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “investir” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  372. ministro [noun] (minister) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “ministrum”.
  373. linha [noun] (line)
  374. alteração [noun] (alteration) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “alterātiō”.
  375. atingir [verb] (to reach)
  376. frente [noun] (front) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “frōns”.
  377. junho [noun] (June) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “iūnius”.
  378. lei [noun] (law)
  379. filho [noun] (son) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “fīlius”.
  380. economia [noun] (economy)
  381. aplicação [noun] (application)
  382. pagamento [noun] (payment) This common Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “pagar” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  383. crise [noun] (crisis)
  384. conhecimento [noun] (knowledge) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “conhecer” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  385. noite [noun] (night) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “noctem” which is the accusative form of “nox”. In most Romance languages, the word for “night” comes from this same Latin root: for example “noche” in Spanish, “nuit” in French and “notte” in Italian.
  386. Europa [proper noun] (Europe)
  387. registrar [verb] (to register)
  388. fora [adverb] (outside)
  389. geral [adjective] (general) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “generālis”.
  390. data [noun] (date)
  391. curso [noun] (course)
  392. José [proper noun] (Joseph)
  393. decorrer [verb] (to elapse)
  394. evitar [verb] (to avoid)
  395. vítima [noun] (victim)
  396. pedido [noun] (order) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “petītus”.
  397. comunicação [noun] (communication) This Latin-derived Portuguese word is similar to its English counterpart. It is one of the many similar words in Portuguese and English.
  398. sociedade [noun] (society)
  399. prática [noun] (practice)
  400. setembro [noun] (September)
  401. uso [noun] (use)
  402. professor [noun] (teacher)
  403. promover [verb] (to promote) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “prōmovēre”.
  404. membro [noun] (member)
  405. domingo [noun] (Sunday)
  406. marcar [verb] (to mark)
  407. indicar [verb] (to indicate)
  408. tratar [verb] (treat) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “tractāre”.
  409. capital [noun] (capital)
  410. achar [verb] (to find)
  411. concelho [noun] (county) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “concilium”.
  412. clube [noun] (club)
  413. antigo [adjective] (old) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “antīquus”.
  414. económico [adjective] (economic)
  415. integrar [verb] (integrate)
  416. campanha [noun] (campaign)
  417. forte [adjective] (strong) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “fortis”.
  418. pai [noun] (father)
  419. cujo [determiner] (whose) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “cuius”.
  420. prova [noun] (test)
  421. abril [noun] (April) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “Aprīlis”.
  422. destacar [verb] (to highlight)
  423. chamar [verb] (to call) This common Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “clamāre”.
  424. sessão [noun] (session)
  425. conteúdo [noun] (content)
  426. europeu [adjective] (European)
  427. comunidade [noun] (community)
  428. custo [noun] (cost)
  429. elemento [noun] (element)
  430. jogador [noun] (player) This word is formed by adding the suffix “-dor” to the verb “jogar”, which is also in this list of common Portuguese words.
  431. determinar [verb] (to determine)
  432. contrato [noun] (contract)
  433. papel [noun] (paper)
  434. [adverb] (there)
  435. candidato [noun] (candidate)
  436. sábado [noun] (Saturday)
  437. acção [noun] (action)
  438. paciente [noun] (patient)
  439. positivo [adjective] (positive)
  440. maio [noun] (May) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “Māius”.
  441. interesse [noun] (interest)
  442. oferecer [verb] (to offer)
  443. operação [noun] (operation)
  444. ambiente [noun] (environment) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “ambiēns”.
  445. participação [noun] (participation) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “participātiō”.
  446. dezembro [noun] (December)
  447. construção [noun] (construction)
  448. decidir [verb] (to decide)
  449. veículo [noun] (vehicle)
  450. julho [noun] (July)
  451. diversos [determiner] (miscellaneous)
  452. ensino [noun] (teaching)
  453. acompanhar [verb] (to accompany)
  454. intervenção [noun] (intervention)
  455. mão [noun] (hand) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “manus”, which is also the origin of the words “mano” in Spanish and Italian, as well as the word “main” in French.
  456. energia [noun] (energy) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “energīa”.
  457. razão [noun] (reason) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “ratiō”.
  458. presença [noun] (presence) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “praesentia”.
  459. maioria [noun] (majority)
  460. sentir [verb] (to feel) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “sentīre”.
  461. trabalhador [noun] (worker) This word is formed by adding the suffix “-dor” to the verb “trabalhar”, which also is in this list of common Portuguese words.
  462. revelar [verb] (to reveal)
  463. humano [adjective] (human)
  464. século [noun] (century)
  465. âmbito [noun] (scope) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “ambitus”.
  466. prefeito [noun] (mayor) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “praefectus”.
  467. fundo [noun] (background)
  468. possibilidade [noun] (possibility) This vocabulary term is one of the words which are similar in Portuguese and in English. These help to make Portuguese one of the easiest languages for English-speakers to learn .
  469. reduzir [verb] (to reduce) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “redūcere”.
  470. dinheiro [noun] (money) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “dēnārius”.
  471. página [noun] (page)
  472. janeiro [noun] (January)
  473. teste [noun] (test)
  474. tarde [noun] (afternoon)
  475. terceiro [adjective] (third) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “tertiārius”.
  476. acreditar [verb] (believe)
  477. aprovar [verb] (to approve)
  478. claro [adjective] (of course) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “clārus”.
  479. certo [adjective] (right) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “certus”.
  480. iniciar [verb] (to start)
  481. tratamento [noun] (treatment) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “tratar” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  482. volta [noun] (return)
  483. surgir [verb] (to emerge) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “surgere”.
  484. responder [verb] (to answer) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “respondēre”.
  485. sob [preposition] (under)
  486. seis [numeral] (six)
  487. gostar [verb] (to like) This common Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “gustō”.
  488. força [noun] (force)
  489. crescimento [noun] (growth) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “crescer” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  490. série [noun] (series)
  491. análise [noun] (analysis)
  492. mudar [verb] (to change) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “mūtāre”.
  493. amigo [noun] (friend) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “amīcus”. In many Romance languages, the word for “friend” comes from this same Latin root: for example “amigo” in Spanish, “ami” in French and “amico” in Italian.
  494. texto [noun] (text)
  495. rua [noun] (road)
  496. palavra [noun] (word)
  497. reunião [noun] (meeting)
  498. definir [verb] (to define) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “dēfīnīre”.
  499. altura [noun] (height)
  500. contribuir [verb] (to contribute) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “contribuĕre”.
  501. caminho [noun] (way)
  502. minuto [noun] (minute)
  503. opção [noun] (option) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “optiō”.
  504. Câmara [proper noun]
  505. crime [noun] (crime) This Portuguese word originates from the French word “crime”.
  506. mudança [noun] (change) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “mudar” by adding the suffix “-ança”.
  507. difícil [adjective] (difficult)
  508. defender [verb] (to defend) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “dēfendere”.
  509. lançar [verb] (to throw)
  510. criação [noun] (creation) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “creātiō”.
  511. dificuldade [noun] (difficulty)
  512. enviar [verb] (send)
  513. embora [conjunction] (although)
  514. eleição [noun] (election)
  515. baixo [adjective] (low)
  516. sector [noun] (sector)
  517. regra [noun] (rule)
  518. importância [noun] (importance) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “importantia”.
  519. constituir [verb] (to constitute) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “cōnstituō”.
  520. natural [adjective] (natural) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “nātūrālis”.
  521. entrada [noun] (entry)
  522. funcionar [verb] (to work) This common Portuguese word comes from the French word “fonctionner”.
  523. mensagem [noun] (message)
  524. produzir [verb] (to produce)
  525. identificar [verb] (to identify)
  526. época [noun] (season) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “epocha”.
  527. seguinte [adjective] (following) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “sequentem”.
  528. tecnologia [noun] (technology)
  529. Deus [proper noun] (God) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “Deus”.
  530. corpo [noun] (body) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “corpus”.
  531. algo [pronoun] (something) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “aliquod”.
  532. sucesso [noun] (success) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “successus”.
  533. hospital [noun] (hospital)
  534. desafio [noun] (challenge)
  535. apontar [verb] (to point out, to indicate)
  536. associação [noun] (association) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “associar” by adding the suffix “-ção”.
  537. envolver [verb] (to involve)
  538. setor [noun] (sector)
  539. atendimento [noun] (attendance) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “atender” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  540. apoiar [verb] (to support)
  541. autoridade [noun] (authority) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “auctōritās”.
  542. realidade [noun] (reality)
  543. trazer [verb] (to bring)
  544. fechar [verb] (to close)
  545. encontro [noun] (meeting)
  546. preciso [adjective] (accurate)
  547. Maria [proper noun] (Mary)
  548. falta [noun] (lack)
  549. sofrer [verb] (to suffer)
  550. assumir [verb] (to assume) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “assūmō”.
  551. policial [noun] (the police)
  552. transporte [noun] (transport)
  553. escolher [verb] (to choose)
  554. elevar [verb] (to raise) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “ēlevāre”.
  555. campo [noun] (field)
  556. fonte [noun] (source)
  557. organizar [verb] (to organize) This common Portuguese word comes from the French word “organiser”.
  558. avaliação [noun] (evaluation) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “avaliar” by adding the suffix “-ção”.
  559. logo [adverb] (soon)
  560. cumprir [verb] (to fulfill)
  561. escrever [verb] (to write)
  562. vista [noun] (view)
  563. porta [noun] (door)
  564. partido [noun] (party)
  565. instalação [noun] (installation)
  566. crescer [verb] (to grow up) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “crēscere”.
  567. referência [noun] (reference)
  568. estratégia [noun] (strategy)
  569. entregar [verb] (to deliver) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “integrāre”.
  570. título [noun] (title)
  571. registar [verb] (to register)
  572. termo [noun] (term) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “terminus”.
  573. visita [noun] (visit)
  574. nota [noun] (note) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “nota”.
  575. responsabilidade [noun] (responsibility)
  576. aplicar [verb] (to apply)
  577. estrutura [noun] (structure)
  578. comercial [adjective] (commercial) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “commercium”.
  579. contexto [noun] (context) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “contextus”.
  580. prémio [noun] (prize)
  581. disponibilizar [verb] (make available) This common Portuguese verb is formed from the adjective “disponível” by adding the suffix “-izar”.
  582. vídeo [noun] (video) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “videō”.
  583. apresentação [noun] (presentation) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “apresentar” by adding the suffix “-ção”.
  584. deputado [noun] (deputy) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “dēputātus”.
  585. sim [adverb] (yes)
  586. oficial [adjective] (official) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “officiālis”.
  587. morrer [verb] (to die)
  588. verdade [noun] (truth) This common Portuguese word has the same origin and meaning as the Spanish word “verdad”, the Italian word “verità”, and the French word “vérité”. They all derive from the Latin term “vēritās”.
  589. servir [verb] (to serve) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “servīre”.
  590. atenção [noun] (attention)
  591. fácil [adjective] (easy)
  592. simples [adjective] (simple) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “simplex”.
  593. voto [noun] (vote)
  594. diferentes [determiner] (different)
  595. material [noun] (material) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “māteria”.
  596. Santa [proper noun]
  597. edifício [noun] (building)
  598. território [noun] (territory)
  599. música [noun] (music) This Portuguese noun is formed from the noun “musa” by adding the suffix “-ica”.
  600. terminar [verb] (to finish)
  601. estudante [noun] (student) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “studēns”.
  602. compra [noun] (purchase)
  603. entender [verb] (to understand) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “intendere”.
  604. prefeitura [noun] (prefecture)
  605. viagem [noun] (travel)
  606. vírus [noun] (virus)
  607. fundamental [adjective] (fundamental) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “fundāmentālis”.
  608. particular [adjective] (private) This Portuguese adjective is formed from the noun “partícula” by adding the suffix “-ar”.
  609. estabelecer [verb] (to establish)
  610. privado [adjective] (private) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “prīvātus”.
  611. Coimbra [proper noun] (Coimbra) The reason for this word appearing in this Portuguese frequency dictionary is that it is the name of a city in Portugal, in addition to being a common Portuguese last name.
  612. atual [adjective] (current) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “actuālis”.
  613. Silva [proper noun] (Silva)
  614. bastante [adverb] (enough)
  615. emprego [noun] (job)
  616. ligar [verb] (to call)
  617. cidadão [noun] (citizen) This Portuguese noun is formed from the noun “cidade” by adding the suffix “-ão”.
  618. registo [noun] (registration)
  619. municipal [adjective] (municipal)
  620. plataforma [noun] (platform) This Portuguese word comes from the French word “plate-forme”.
  621. impacto [noun] (impact)
  622. interior [noun] (interior)
  623. gerar [verb] (to generate)
  624. Santos [proper noun]
  625. cuidado [noun] (caution)
  626. oferta [noun] (offer)
  627. médio [adjective] (medium)
  628. preparar [verb] (to prepare)
  629. essencial [adjective] (essential) This common Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “essentia”.
  630. contacto [noun] (contact)
  631. posição [noun] (position) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “positiōnem”.
  632. carro [noun] (car) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “carrus”.
  633. reconhecer [verb] (to recognize) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “recognōscere”.
  634. movimento [noun] (movement)
  635. ouvir [verb] (to hear)
  636. educação [noun] (education) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “educar” by adding the suffix “-ção”.
  637. global [adjective] (global)
  638. redução [noun] (reduction)
  639. olhar [verb] (to look)
  640. dúvida [noun] (doubt)
  641. seguro [adjective] (safe) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “sēcūrus”.
  642. comum [adjective] (common)
  643. vencer [verb] (to win) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “vincere”.
  644. idade [noun] (age) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “aetās”.
  645. isolamento [noun] (isolation) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “isolar” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  646. cultura [noun] (culture)
  647. possuir [verb] (to possess)
  648. militar [adjective] (military)
  649. parceria [noun] (partnership)
  650. agosto [noun] (August)
  651. Pedro [proper noun] (Peter) This Portuguese name comes from the Latin name “Petrus”.
  652. banco [noun] (bank)
  653. pesquisa [noun] (research)
  654. órgão [noun] (organ) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “organum”.
  655. causar [verb] (to cause)
  656. fevereiro [noun] (February)
  657. manhã [noun] (morning)
  658. reforçar [verb] (to reinforce)
  659. ligação [noun] (link) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “ligare”.
  660. líder [noun] (leader)
  661. lembrar [verb] (to remember) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “memorāre”.
  662. prestar [verb] (give) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “praestāre”.
  663. exposição [noun] (exhibition, exposure)
  664. ninguém [pronoun] (nobody)
  665. consumo [noun] (consumption)
  666. avaliar [verb] (to evaluate)
  667. científico [adjective] (scientific)
  668. rápido [adjective] (fast)
  669. lista [noun] (list)
  670. estrangeiro [adjective] (foreign)
  671. bairro [noun] (neighborhood)
  672. cair [verb] (to fall)
  673. sobretudo [adverb] (above all)
  674. histórico [adjective] (historical)
  675. terra [noun] (land)
  676. controlo [noun] (control) This Portuguese word originates from the French word “contrôle”.
  677. ontem [adverb] (yesterday)
  678. futebol [noun] (football)
  679. digital [adjective] (digital)
  680. real [adjective] (real)
  681. cargo [noun] (office)
  682. melhorar [verb] (to improve)
  683. atender [verb] (to answer)
  684. avançar [verb] (to advance)
  685. defesa [noun] (defence)
  686. específico [adjective] (specific) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “specificus”.
  687. físico [adjective] (physical) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “physicus”.
  688. mãe [noun] (mother)
  689. suspeito [noun] (suspect)
  690. acrescentar [verb] (add) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “accrescento”.
  691. recente [adjective] (recent) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “recentem”.
  692. realização [noun] (realization)
  693. porém [conjunction] (but)
  694. termos [noun] (terms)
  695. origem [noun] (origin)
  696. cultural [adjective] (cultural)
  697. fato [noun] (fact)
  698. governador [noun] (governor) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “gubernator”.
  699. respeito [noun] (respect)
  700. contudo [adverb] (however)
  701. analisar [verb] (to analyze) This Portuguese verb is formed from the noun “análise” by adding the suffix “-ar”.
  702. autor [noun] (author)
  703. familiar [adjective] (familiar) Here is another similar word in Portuguese and English. This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “familiāris”.
  704. arte [noun] (art) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “ars”.
  705. exigir [verb] (to require) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “exigere”.
  706. leitura [noun] (reading) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “lēctūrus”.
  707. face [adverb] (face)
  708. regime [noun] (regime)
  709. maneira [noun] (manner)
  710. princípio [noun] (principle)
  711. ordem [noun] (order)
  712. Carlos [proper noun] (Carlos)
  713. entrevista [noun] (interview)
  714. construir [verb] (build)
  715. assegurar [verb] (to ensure)
  716. filme [noun] (movie)
  717. quarto [noun] (bedroom)
  718. vitória [noun] (victory) This common Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “victōria”.
  719. jogar [verb] (to play) This common Portuguese word has the same origin and meaning as the Spanish word “jugar”, the Italian word “giocàre”, and the French word “jouer”. They all derive from the Latin term “iocāre”.
  720. versão [noun] (version) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “versiō”.
  721. nomeadamente [adverb] (namely)
  722. igualmente [adverb] (equally)
  723. aparecer [verb] (to appear)
  724. parceiro [noun] (partner)
  725. comprar [verb] (to buy)
  726. cor [noun] (color)
  727. concluir [verb] (to conclude)
  728. concurso [noun] (competition)
  729. partida [noun] (departure)
  730. bilhão [numeral] (billion)
  731. via [noun] (way)
  732. competência [noun] (competence)
  733. acima [adverb] (above)
  734. animal [noun] (animal)
  735. grave [adjective] (serious)
  736. crédito [noun] (credit) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “creditum”.
  737. ao [preposition] (to)
  738. secretário [noun] (secretary)
  739. quadro [noun] (painting) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “quadrum”.
  740. vender [verb] (to sell) This Portuguese verb has the same form in Spanish. The corresponding Italian word is “vendere” and the French term is “vendre” . These words all originate from the same Latin root: “vēndere”.
  741. perceber [verb] (to notice) This Portuguese verb has the same origin as the Spanish word “percibir” and the French word “percevoir”. These words all derive from the Latin word “percipere”.
  742. exercício [noun] (exercise)
  743. diverso [adjective] (diverse)
  744. livre [adjective] (free) This Portuguese adjective has the same origin as the Spanish word “libre” and the French word “libre”. These words all derive from the Latin word “līber”.
  745. procedimento [noun] (procedure) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “proceder” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  746. notícia [noun] (news) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “nōtitia”.
  747. federal [adjective] (federal)
  748. especialista [noun] (specialist)
  749. dedicar [verb] (to dedicate)
  750. atuar [verb] (to act)
  751. assunto [noun] (subject)
  752. António [proper noun] (Antonio)
  753. vacina [noun] (vaccine)
  754. queda [noun] (a fall)
  755. dimensão [noun] (dimension)
  756. ciclo [noun] (cycle)
  757. online [adjective] (online)
  758. freguesia [noun] (parish) This Portuguese noun is formed from the noun “freguês” by adding the suffix “-ia”.
  759. andar [verb] (to walk)
  760. participante [noun] (participant)
  761. relacionar [verb] (to relate) This Portuguese verb is formed from the noun “relação” by adding the suffix “-ar”.
  762. funcionamento [noun] (functioning)
  763. doente [noun] (sick) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “dolēns”.
  764. funcionário [noun] (employee) This Portuguese word originates from the French word “fonctionnaire”.
  765. administração [noun] (administration) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “administrātiō”.
  766. ferramenta [noun] (tool)
  767. sala [noun] (living room)
  768. espécie [noun] (species)
  769. ajuda [noun] (help)
  770. esforço [noun] (effort)
  771. resolver [verb] (to solve)
  772. receita [noun] (recipe)
  773. passo [noun] (step) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “passus”.
  774. povo [noun] (people)
  775. percurso [noun] (route)
  776. time [noun] (a team)
  777. agência [noun] (agency)
  778. Costa [proper noun] (coast)
  779. candidatura [noun] (candidacy) This Portuguese noun is formed from the noun “candidato” by adding the suffix “-ura”.
  780. capaz [adjective] (capable)
  781. correr [verb] (to run) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “currere”.
  782. contrário [noun] (contrary)
  783. agente [noun] (agent)
  784. relatório [noun] (report) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “relatar” by adding the suffix “-ório”.
  785. significar [verb] (to mean)
  786. ler [verb] (to read) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “legere”.
  787. combate [noun] (combat)
  788. Luís [proper noun] (Luis)
  789. polícia [noun] (police)
  790. [adverb] (there)
  791. mundial [adjective] (worldwide) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “mundialis”.
  792. sinal [noun] (signal) This Portuguese noun is formed from the noun “sino” by adding the suffix “-al”.
  793. visitar [verb] (to visit) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “vīsitāre”.
  794. conforme [conjunction] (according) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “cōnfōrmis”.
  795. evolução [noun] (evolution) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “evoluir” by adding the suffix “-ção”.
  796. perto [adverb] (close)
  797. excelente [adjective] (excellent)
  798. sete [numeral] (seven) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “septem”.
  799. máscara [noun] (mask)
  800. nascer [verb] (born)
  801. declaração [noun] (declaration) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “declaratio”.
  802. destinar [verb] (to destine) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “dēstinō”.
  803. câmara [noun] (chamber)
  804. enfrentar [verb] (to face)
  805. ocupar [verb] (to occupy)
  806. estadual [adjective] (state)
  807. reunir [verb] (to gather)
  808. formar [verb] (to form) This common Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “formāre”.
  809. dez [numeral] (ten) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “decem”.
  810. valer [verb] (worth) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “valēre”.
  811. óbito [noun] (a death) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “obitus”.
  812. cenário [noun] (scenario)
  813. descobrir [verb] (to discover)
  814. diferença [noun] (difference)
  815. buscar [verb] (fetch)
  816. executivo [noun] (executive)
  817. vaga [noun] (vacancy)
  818. opinião [noun] (opinion) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “opīniō”.
  819. verificar [verb] (check) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “vērificō”.
  820. justiça [noun] (justice) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “iūstitia”.
  821. alguém [pronoun] (someone)
  822. natureza [noun] (nature)
  823. relativo [adjective] (relative) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “relātīvus”.
  824. solicitar [verb] (to request) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “sollicitāre”.
  825. provocar [verb] (provoke)
  826. China [proper noun] (China)
  827. aula [noun] (class)
  828. visar [verb] (to aim) This common Portuguese word originates from the French word “viser”.
  829. aceitar [verb] (to accept) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “acceptāre”.
  830. ambos [determiner] (both) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “ambo”.
  831. limite [noun] (limit)
  832. recuperar [verb] (to recover)
  833. vigor [noun] (vigor) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “vigor”.
  834. subir [verb] (go up)
  835. actual [adjective] (current) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “actuālis”.
  836. aproveitar [verb] (enjoy)
  837. alcançar [verb] (reach)
  838. ar [noun] (air)
  839. jornal [noun] (newspaper) The Portuguese language has borrowed this word from the French term “journal”.
  840. tradicional [adjective] (traditional) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “trāditiō”.
  841. festa [noun] (party)
  842. propor [verb] (to propose)
  843. década [noun] (decade) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “decās”.
  844. adquirir [verb] (to acquire, to purchase) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “adquīrō”. which is also the origin of the Spanish verb “adquirir”, the French verb “acquérir” and the Italian verb “acquisire”.
  845. associar [verb] (to associate) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “associō”.
  846. principalmente [adverb] (mainly)
  847. enorme [adjective] (huge)
  848. mal [adverb] (bad)
  849. relativamente [adverb] (relatively) This common Portuguese adverb is formed from the adjective “relativo” by adding the suffix “-mente”.
  850. permanecer [verb] (to stay)
  851. depender [verb] (to depend) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “dēpendēre”.
  852. característica [noun] (characteristic)
  853. adotar [verb] (to adopt) The origin of this common Portuguese word is the Latin word “adoptāre”.
  854. matéria [noun] (matter)
  855. assinar [verb] (to sign) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “assignāre”.
  856. indústria [noun] (industry) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “industria”.
  857. entrega [noun] (delivery)
  858. luz [noun] (light) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “lūcem”, which is the accusative form of the word “lūx”.
  859. restante [adjective] (remaining)
  860. amor [noun] (love) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “amor”.
  861. média [noun] (average)
  862. saída [noun] (exit)
  863. Algarve [proper noun] (Algarve)
  864. econômico [adjective] (economic) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “oeconomicus”.
  865. loja [noun] (store) The origin of this Portuguese word is the French word “loge”.
  866. estabelecimento [noun] (establishment) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “estabelecer” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  867. resultar [verb] (to result) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “resilire”.
  868. respeitar [verb] (to respect)
  869. motivo [noun] (reason)
  870. memória [noun] (memory)
  871. Espanha [proper noun] (Spain) This common Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “Hispānia”.
  872. escolha [noun] (choice)
  873. portanto [conjunction] (therefore)
  874. aprender [verb] (to learn) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “apprendere”.
  875. consumidor [noun] (consumer) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “consumir” by adding the suffix “-dor”.
  876. efectuar [verb] (carry out)
  877. central [adjective] (central)
  878. missão [noun] (mission)
  879. adequado [adjective] (adequate)
  880. oito [numeral] (eight)
  881. talvez [adverb] (perhaps)
  882. norma [noun] (norm)
  883. promoção [noun] (promotion) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “promotio”.
  884. proteção [noun] (protection) This common Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “prōtectiō”.
  885. orientação [noun] (orientation) This common Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “orientar” by adding the suffix “-ção”.
  886. manutenção [noun] (maintenance) This Portuguese word originates from the French word “manutention”.
  887. canal [noun] (channel) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “canālis”.
  888. compor [verb] (to compose) This common Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “compōnere”.
  889. alterar [verb] (to change) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “altero”.
  890. automóvel [noun] (automobile)
  891. vontade [noun] (will)
  892. comportamento [noun] (behavior)
  893. Jesus [proper noun] (Jesus)
  894. pena [noun] (sadness)
  895. mar [noun] (sea)
  896. declarar [verb] (to declare) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “dēclārāre”.
  897. elas [pronoun] (they) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “illās”.
  898. aquilo [pronoun] (that)
  899. Francisco [proper noun] (Francisco)
  900. exterior [noun] (outside)
  901. protocolo [noun] (protocol)
  902. conselho [noun] (advice) The origin of this common Portuguese word is the Latin word “cōnsilium”.
  903. comércio [noun] (trade)
  904. completo [adjective] (complete)
  905. carreira [noun] (career)
  906. comunicar [verb] (to communicate)
  907. debate [noun] (debate)
  908. proporcionar [verb] (to provide)
  909. sede [noun] (thirst)
  910. expectativa [noun] (expectation)
  911. abertura [noun] (opening)
  912. benefício [noun] (benefit)
  913. despesa [noun] (expense)
  914. interno [adjective] (internal)
  915. imprensa [noun] (the press)
  916. financiamento [noun] (financing) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “financiar” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  917. observar [verb] (to observe)
  918. obrigatório [adjective] (mandatory)
  919. civil [adjective] (civil)
  920. ciência [noun] (science)
  921. existente [adjective] (existing) This Portuguese adjective is formed from the verb “existir” by adding the suffix “-ente”.
  922. servidor [noun] (server) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “servō”.
  923. revista [noun] (magazine)
  924. mau [adjective] (bad) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “malus”.
  925. consequência [noun] (consequence)
  926. preocupação [noun] (worry)
  927. atribuir [verb] (to assign)
  928. posto [noun] (post)
  929. localizar [verb] (to locate)
  930. fornecer [verb] (to provide)
  931. branco [adjective] (white) This common Portuguese word has the same Latin origin as the words “blanco” in Spanish, “bianco” in Italian and “blanc” in French.
  932. contato [noun] (contact)
  933. conferência [noun] (conference)
  934. prisão [noun] (prison) This Portuguese word comes from the French word “prison”.
  935. horário [noun] (time)
  936. melhoria [noun] (improvement)
  937. advogado [noun] (lawyer)
  938. tirar [verb] (take away)
  939. eleitoral [adjective] (electoral)
  940. diretor [noun] (director)
  941. empresário [noun] (businessman, entrepreneur)
  942. artista [noun] (artist) This Portuguese noun is formed from the noun “arte” by adding the suffix “-ista”.
  943. luta [noun] (fight)
  944. procura [noun] (search)
  945. atleta [noun] (athlete) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “āthlēta”.
  946. ativo [adjective] (active)
  947. liberdade [noun] (freedom) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “libertas”.
  948. publicação [noun] (publication) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “pūblicātiō”.
  949. conceito [noun] (concept)
  950. individual [adjective] (individual)
  951. confiança [noun] (confidence) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “confiar” by adding the suffix “-ança”.
  952. respectivo [adjective] (respective) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “respectus”.
  953. jornalista [noun] (journalist) This Portuguese word comes from the French word “journaliste”.
  954. igual [adjective] (equal) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “aequālis”.
  955. vereador [noun] (councilor) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “verear” by adding the suffix “-dor”.
  956. destaque [noun] (featured)
  957. dívida [noun] (debt)
  958. busca [noun] (searching)
  959. negativo [adjective] (negative)
  960. ataque [noun] (attack)
  961. imediato [adjective] (immediate)
  962. idoso [noun] (elderly)
  963. expressão [noun] (expression)
  964. competição [noun] (competition) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “competō”.
  965. acidente [noun] (accident) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “accidēns”.
  966. salário [noun] (salary)
  967. Madeira [proper noun]
  968. verdadeiro [adjective] (true)
  969. normal [adjective] (normal) This common Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “normālis”.
  970. prender [verb] (arrest) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “prendere”.
  971. estudar [verb] (to study)
  972. Oliveira [proper noun]
  973. instalar [verb] (to install) This common Portuguese word comes from the French word “installer”.
  974. Aveiro [proper noun]
  975. consulta [noun] (consultation)
  976. orçamento [noun] (budget) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “orçar” by adding the suffix “-mento”.
  977. demais [determiner] (too much)
  978. temporada [noun] (season) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “tempore”.
  979. sequência [noun] (sequence)
  980. vantagem [noun] (advantage)
  981. matar [verb] (to kill) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “mactō”.
  982. dirigir [verb] (to drive)
  983. demonstrar [verb] (to demonstrate)
  984. geração [noun] (generation)
  985. favor [noun] (please)
  986. dispor [verb] (to dispose) The origin of this Portuguese word is the Latin word “dispōnere”.
  987. atualmente [adverb] (currently)
  988. universidade [noun] (university) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “ūniversitās”. There are many Portuguese words ending in “-dade” which come from Latin words ending in “-tās”. For example, this is the case for the words “capacidade”, “entidade” and “autoridade” which appear in this Portuguese frequency dictionary.
  989. investir [verb] (to invest)
  990. aquisição [noun] (acquisition)
  991. erro [noun] (error)
  992. distribuição [noun] (distribution)
  993. abordar [verb] (to address) This Portuguese word originates from the French word “aborder”.
  994. guerra [noun] (war)
  995. tendência [noun] (trend)
  996. Janeiro [proper noun]
  997. superior [adjective] (higher)
  998. companhia [noun] (company)
  999. exame [noun] (examination) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “examen”.
  1000. alimentar [adjective] (food-related)
  1001. domínio [noun] (domain)
  1002. França [proper noun] (France)
  1003. leito [noun] (bed) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “lectus”.
  1004. associado [noun] (associate)
  1005. transformar [verb] (to transform)
  1006. obrigar [verb] (to force) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “obligāre”.
  1007. olho [noun] (eye)
  1008. ambiental [adjective] (environmental)
  1009. desejar [verb] (to wish)
  1010. carta [noun] (letter) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “charta”.
  1011. sintoma [noun] (symptom)
  1012. diário [adjective] (daily, everyday)
  1013. afetar [verb] (to affect)
  1014. morador [noun] (resident)
  1015. francês [adjective] (French)
  1016. voz [noun] (voice) This Portuguese word is derived from the Latin word “vox”. In many Romance languages, the word for “voice” comes from this same Latin root: for example “voz” in Spanish, “voix” in French and “voce” in Italian.
  1017. medicamento [noun] (medicine) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “medicāmentum”.
  1018. transmitir [verb] (to transmit)
  1019. desempenho [noun] (performance)
  1020. categoria [noun] (category)
  1021. instrumento [noun] (instrument) This Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “īnstrūmentum”.
  1022. recuperação [noun] (recovery) This Portuguese noun is formed from the verb “recuperar” by adding the suffix “-ção”.
  1023. volume [noun] (volume) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “volūmen”.
  1024. transmissão [noun] (transmission)
  1025. urbano [adjective] (urban)
  1026. comentar [verb] (to comment) This common Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “commentor”.
  1027. Jorge [proper noun] (George)
  1028. suporte [noun] (support)
  1029. ilha [noun] (island)
  1030. pra [preposition] (to)
  1031. corte [noun] (cut)
  1032. foto [noun] (photo)
  1033. potencial [noun] (potential) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “potentiālis”.
  1034. regional [adjective] (regional)
  1035. administrativo [adjective] (administrative) This common Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “administratīvus”.
  1036. existência [noun] (existence) This common Portuguese word comes from the Latin word “existentia”.
  1037. legal [adjective] (legal)
  1038. alvo [noun] (target) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “albus”.
  1039. fiscal [adjective] (tax) This Portuguese word originates from the Latin word “fiscālis”.
  1040. Fernando [proper noun] (Ferdinand)
  1041. americano [adjective] (American)
  1042. cabeça [noun] (head) This Portuguese word differs in spelling from its Spanish counterpart: “cabeza”.
  1043. ressaltar [verb] (to highlight)
  1044. impedir [verb] (to prevent)
  1045. etapa [noun] (stage) This Portuguese word originates from the French word “étape”.
  1046. rapidamente [adverb] (quickly)
  1047. praia [noun] (beach)