Vocabulary: Fruits and Vegetables in Portuguese
- Thursday July 21st, 2022
- Posted by: Amanda Ennes
- Category: Learn the Portuguese Language and Portuguese Grammar
Exploring the food vocabulary in Portuguese will give you a great opportunity to discover new fruits and vegetables to try. After all, Brazil has a great variety of healthy aliments you can easily find in any supermarket or local fruit fair. Moreover, different from other countries, you can find fresh fruits and vegetables any day of the year in Brazil, making the habit of eating healthy ever more enjoyable.
Therefore, you can both use this blog post to increase your Portuguese vocabulary or learn about new fruits and vegetables to try.
First of all, you must check our blog post on Brazilian fruits and where to buy them in Rio, in which we teach you all about the native fruits of Brazil.
Nonetheless, let’s check the most common fruits around the world, including those popular in Brazil, and what they are called in Portuguese.
Are you finding it weird to see avocado on this list? Well, avocado is technically a fruit, not a vegetable. And in Brazil, it is treated as so. Brazilians also use avocado to make smoothies, ice creams, desserts, creams, and more. Read our blog post 7 Brazilian Habits Foreigners Find to Be Weird.
|Aipim/Mandioca||manioc/cassava||Couve de Bruxelas||brussels sprouts|
|Batata doce||sweet potato||Milho||corn|
|Berinjela||eggplant||Palmito||heart of palm|
Vocabulary: Leafy Green Vegetables
We have a special name for leafy green vegetables in Portuguese: verduras, sometimes called hortaliças. These include lettuce, collard greens, arugula, and others. Let’s check.
Vocabulary: Herbs and Spices
Fruits and Vegetables in Portuguese: Pronunciation
Check the video below and learn the correct pronunciation for fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, and herbs and spices in Portuguese.
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