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Are Brazilian and European Portuguese the same language?

What is the difference between Portugal and Rio de Janeiro?

  • Portugal has fewer people than the city of Rio, and there are many, many Brazilian immigrants living in Portugal. Brazilian TV, especially soap operas (telenovelas), is all over the place. Portuguese are very familiar with the Brazilian accent.

What are the different types of Portuguese?

  • There are two main kinds of Portuguese: Brazilian (spoken in Brazil) and European (spoken in many countries in Europe, including Portugal). While they have some similarities, there are certainly many differences in intonation, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary.

What is the difference between European and continental Portuguese?

  • For starters, European Portuguese is the variant spoken in Portugal and is more similar to the dialects spoken in Africa and Asia. (It is sometimes called Continental Portuguese, or even Portuguese Portuguese!

image-Are Brazilian and European Portuguese the same language?
image-Are Brazilian and European Portuguese the same language?
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