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Learn Portuguese

Learn to speak Portuguese with uTalk. Portuguese is a Romance language and you’ll notice a lot of Arabic influences in it too. This mainland Europe version is understood by people speaking Brazilian Portuguese but there are many differences in the accent, grammar and vocabulary. English speakers will recognize the odd word too – Piranha (as in the fish) is Portuguese in origin.§

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Fun facts about Portuguese

Portuguese vocabulary has some influences from Arabic, like 'garrafa' (bottle), 'azeite' (olive oil), 'alface' (lettuce) and 'almofada' (cushion).§

'Estar com os azeites' (to be with olive oil) means to be upset or angry.

If someone has water up his beard (água pela barba) it means they're working very hard.

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