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pá - spade f., mate, man, dude m.

paciência - patience

paciente - patient

pacífico/a - peaceful

padaria - bakery

padeiro/a - baker

padre - padre - father m.

padrinho/a – godfather, mother

pagamento - payment

pagamento automático - payment by Switch

pagar - to pay

pai - father m.

pais - parents mpl.

país - country m.

paisagem - landscape, scenery f.

paixão - passion f.

paladar - flavour

palavra - word

palavras-cruzadas - crossword

palestra - talk

palmeira - palm tree

palrar - to chat

panela - cooking pan

pano - cloth

pão - bread

pão de forma - sliced loaf

pão (pães) - bread m.

pão-de-ló - spounge cake

papa - pope m.

papel - paper m.

papel de carta - stationery

papel de parede - wall paper

papel higiénico - toilet paper

papel liso - blank paper

papel pautado (or de linhas) - lined paper

papel quadriculado - graph paper

papel reciclado - recycled paper

papelaria - stationer's

par - pair m.

para – to, for, towards, in order to

para: para que - so that, in order that

Parada do ônibus – bus stop (BR)

paragem - stop f.

paragem de autocarro - bus stop

Paraguai - Paraguay

paramédico/a - paramedic

parar - to stop

pardal - sparrow m.

parecer - to seem, to appear, to look like

parede (exterior, interior) - (exterior, interior) wall f.

parente - relative m/f.

parque - park m.

parte - part f.

parteira - midwife

participar - to participate

particular - private, personal

partida - departure, game, match

partido - party

partido/a - broken

partilhar - to share

partir - to leave, depart

partir - to break, to cut (bread)

partir: a partir de - from (+ place or time)

Páscoa - Easter

passado - past

passado/a – past, crazy (slang), out of date (food)

passageiro/a - passenger

passagem – passage, ticket, fare f.

passaporte - passport m.

passar - to pass, spend (time)

passar um cheque - to write a cheque

pássaro - bird

passear - to walk, ride

passear (a pé) - to walk

passear de carro, etc - to go for a drive, ride

passeio - pavement, walk, ride, drive

passo - step

passo: ao passo que - as, while

pasta de dentes - toothpaste

pastar - to graze

pastel - pastry cake m.

pastelaria - cake shop

pastor - shepherd

pastora - shepherdess

patinagem - skating

pátio - patio, backyard

pato/a - duck

patrão – boss, landlord m.

pau – wooden stick, m.

paz - peace f.

pé - foot m.

pé: a pé - on foot

pé: ao pé de - beside

peça – piece, part, play

pedir - to ask for, request

pedir emprestado - to borrow

pedir socorro - to ask for help

pedra - stone

pedreiro - stonemason

pegar (em) - to stick, to catch, take hold of

peito - chest, breast

peixaria - fishmonger's

peixe - fish m.

peixe congelado - frozen fish

peixe cozido - boiled fish

peixe fresco - fresh fish

peixe frito - fried fish

peixe-espada - swordfish m.

peixeiro/a - fish-monger

peixinhos - fish fingers

pele – skin, fur f.

pena – feather, pity, punishment

pena: ter pena - to feel pity

pena: valer a pena - to be worthy

penhasco - cliff

pensão - B&B, boarding house, board

pensar - to think, dress (wound)

penso diário - panty liner

penso higiénico - press on towel

penso rápido - plaster

pente - comb

pentear(-se) / pentear o cabelo - to comb (one's hair)

pepino - cucumber

pequenino/a - wee (one)

pequeno-almoço - breakfast

pequeno/a - small

pêra - pear

perante – before, in the presence of

perceber - to understand

perder - to lose, waste

perder (o autocarro, comboio, etc.) - to miss (the bus, train, etc.)

pereira - pear tree

perfeitamente - perfectly

perfeito/a - perfect

perfumaria - perfume shop

perfume – perfume, scent

pergunta - question

perguntar - to ask

perigoso/a - dangerous

período - period

permitir - to allow, permit

perna - leg

pertencer - to belong

perto: perto de - near to, close to

perto/a - near

peru - turkey m.

pesado/a - heavy - boring

pesar - to weigh

pesar 20 gramas de farinha - to weigh 20 grams flower

pesca - fishing

pescada - hake, whiting

pescador - fisherman m.

pescar - to fish

pescoço - neck

peso - weight

pêssego - peach

pessegueiro - peach tree

péssimo/a - awful

pessoa - person

pessoal – personal, (nm.) personnel

petróleo - oil

piada - joke

pianista - pianist

piar - to cheep

picante - spicy

picar (cebola) - to chop (onion)

pijama - pijamas m.

piloto - pilot

pimenta - pepper

pimentão - red pepper

pimento - green pepper, capsicum

pinça - tweezers

pincel - paintbrush m.

pincel de barbear - shaving brush

pingue-pongue - ping-pong

pinhal - pine grove m.

pinheiro - pine (tree)

pintar - to paint

pintar o cabelo - to dye one's hair

pinto - chick

pintor - painter

pintora - painter

pintura - paint(ing)

pior – worse, worst

piorar - to get worse

piquenique - picnic m.

pires - saucer

piscina - swimming pool

pisco – bowtie

planície - plain, prairie, tableland

plano - plan

plano/a - flat

planta - plant, sole

plantar - to plant

plástico - plastic

pó - powder m.

pobre - poor

pobreza - poverty

pocilga - pig sty

poço - well

podar - to prune

poder - to be able, power m.

poesia - poetry

poeta - poet m.

poetisa - poetess

pois – so, well, yes, yeah, ammm

polícia - police

polícia - police officer

polícia à paisana - plain clothes police officer

política – policy, politics

político/a – political, politician

poluição - pollution

poluído/a - polluted

polvo - octopus

pomar – orchard, fruit shop

pomba - dove

pombo - pigeon

ponta – point, tip

ponte - bridge

ponto - point, dot

população - population

popular – popular, of the people

por – by, through, for, via

por: por conseguinte – therefore

pôr - to put, to place

por favor - please?

por impulso - per unit (phone)

pôr o selo - to put the stamp on

pôr: pôr a mesa - to lay the table

porcaria – filth, rubbish, shit

porco – pig, pork

porque – because, why

porreiro/a – great, terrific, fantastic (EU slang)

porta - door

porta ( principal / da frente / das traseiras) – (main, front, back) door

porta-moedas - purse m.

porta-voz - spokes-person

portanto - therefore - so

portão - gate

porteiro - porter

porto - port

português - Portuguese (man)

portuguesa - Portuguese (woman)

posição - position

possibilidade - possibility f.

possível - possible

posta-restante - poste-restante

postal - postcard m.

posto – post, job, position

pouco inteligente - not very intelligent

pouco: um pouco - a little, some

pouco/a – little, few

poupar - to save, economize

pousada - inn

pousada de juventude - youth hostel

povo - people

praça – square, market

pradaria - prairie

praia - beach

prata - silver

prática - practice

praticamente - practically

praticar - to practise

praticar desporto - to practise sport

praticar hipismo - to go riding, ride

praticar natação - to swim

praticar remo - rowing

praticar/fazer montanhismo - to go hill walking or climbing

prático/a - practical

prato – plate, dish

prato fundo - bowl

prato ladeiro - flat plate

prato principal - main course

praxe - custom

prazer - pleasure

prazo – deadline, time limit, time due

precipitação - rain

precisamente - exactly, precisely

precisar - to need, require

preciso/a – necessary, exact

preço – price, cost

prédio - building

preencher - to fill in

preferir - to prefer

prego – nail, beef sandwich

preguiça - laziness

preguiçoso/a - lazy

prejudicar - to damage

prejudicial - harmful

prejuízo - damage, harm, loss

prender - to catch, arrest

preocupação - worry

preocupar(-se de) - to worry (about)

preparação - preparation

preparado/a – ready, prepared

preparar - to prepare

presente - present

presentear (dar presentes) - to give presents

preservativo - condom

presidente - president m/f.

Presidente da República – President of the Republic

pressa – haste, hurry, rush

pressentir - to feel something unconsciously, sense

prestar serviços - to provide services

prestar atenção - to pay attention

presunto - cured ham

pretender – to want, to claim, intend

preto/a - black

Primavera - Spring

primeiro/a - first

Primeiro/a Ministro - Prime Minister

primo/a - cousin

principalmente - mainly

príncipe - prince; large glass of draught beer (PT)

princípio – beginning, principle

princípio: em princípio - in principle

privado - private

problema - problem m.

processo - process

procura - search

procurar - to look for

produção - production

produtivo/a - productive

produto - product

produtor - producer

produtora - producer

produzir - to produce

professor – teacher, lecturer

Professor - professor

professor/a do ensino básico - primary teacher

professor/a primário/a - primary teacher

Professora - professor

professora – teacher, lecturer

profissão - profession f.

profissional - professional

profundo/a – deep, profound

programa - program(me) m.

proibida a entrada a estranhos - staff only

proibida a entrada a pessoas estranhas ao serviço - work staff only

proibido fumar - no smoking

proibir - to ban, prohibit

projecto - project

prometer - to promise

promoção - promotion

pronto! - finished! prepared!

pronto-a-vestir - ready-to-wear shop

pronto-socorro - emergency hospital

pronto/a - ready

propriamente – properly, exactly, strictly

propriedade - property f.

próprio/a – own, self

protestante - protestant

prova – proof, trial, test

provar - to taste, try, prove, to try on

província - province

próximo/a - next

pub – pub, bar

público/a - public

pudim - pudding

pulmão - lung m.

pulôver - pullover m.

pulso - wrist

pulverizador - perfume spray

punho - fist

puro/a - pure

puxar - to pull

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