Counting in Portuguese - dummies

By Karen Keller

Part of Portuguese For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Counting from 1 to 10 is a basic skill in any language. Here are the Brazilian Portuguese words for all the numbers you can show on two hands:

  • um (oong) (one)

  • dois (doh-eez) (two)

  • três (trehz) (three)

  • quatro (kwah-troo) (four)

  • cinco (sing-koh) (five)

  • seis (say-eez) (six)

  • sete (seh-chee) (seven)

  • oito (oh-ee-toh) (eight)

  • nove (noh-vee) (nine)

  • dez (dez) (ten)