Portuguese
português, língua portuguesa
Pronounce Portuguese pronunciation: [puɾtuˈɣeʃ], Portuguese pronunciation: [poɾtuˈɡes], [poʁtu′ɡes], Portuguese pronunciation: [poɹtu′ɡes], Portuguese pronunciation: [poɦtu'gejʃ]
Ethnicity Lusophones
Speakers
Native: 250 millions;
20 millions L2 speakers; Total: 270 millions
Family
Early Forms
Writing
Latin (Portuguese alphabet)
Portuguese Braille
Sign Lang.
Manually coded Portuguese
AreaIberia, Azores, Madeira. Also in Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, Cape Verde Islands, China, Congo, East Timor, France, Germany, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, India, Indonesia (Nusa Tenggara), Jamaica, Luxembourg, Malawi, Mozambique, Netherlands Antilles, Oman, Paraguay, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, São Tomé e Príncipe, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, Suriname, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 pt
ISO 639-2 por
ISO 639-3 por
Glottolog port1283
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  Native language
  Official and administrative language
  Cultural or secondary language
  Portuguese-speaking minorities
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