Portuguese Letters

Let's now learn the Portuguese letters. Knowing these characters will allow you to read and write commonly used expressions and words with ease.

A a[a, ɐ] example hat
B b[b] example boy
C c[k; s] example cow
CH ch[sh] example shoe
D d[d, dʒ] example dog
E e[e, ɛ, i,] example seven
F f[f] example frog
G g[ɡ; ʒ] example go, gym
H h[silent] silent honor
I i[i] example street
J j[ʒ] example vision
K k[k] example kit
L l[l] example long
M m[m] example man
N n[n] example nose
O o[o, ɔ, u] example open
P p[p] example pan
Q q[k] example kit
R r[ɾ, ʁ] example hot
S s[s] example sing
T t[tʃ] example time
U u[u] example you
V v[v] example violin,
W w[w] example wallet
X x[ʃ, ks] example exit
Y y[y] example yellow
Z z[z, s] example Zulu
Ç ç[s] example sing

The above letters in Portuguese should allow you to read and write the following pages with much ease: popular phrases in Portuguese, Portuguese homepage, or Portuguese Grammar. Portuguese quiz and flashcard can also be found on our homepage.