Definite Articles

Os artigos definidos

Introduction Introdução
Definite articles are words that specify a particular and identifiable noun. In English we use the word “the” for this purpose. In Portuguese, there are four words that can translate as “the”, each based on the gender and number of the noun it modifies:
MasculineFeminine
Singular
Play o
the
Play a
the
Plural
Play os
the
Play as
the
Phrases Frases
Play o menino
the boy
Play os meninos
the boys
Play a menina
the girl
Play as meninas
the girls
Play o homem
the man
Play os homens
the men
Play a mulher
the woman
Play as mulheres
the women
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