Indefinite Articles

Os Artigos Indefinidos

Introduction

Introdução

Indefinite articles are words that are used to indicate nouns that are not particular or identifiable by the listener. In English, the words “a” and “some” are used in the singular and plural cases respectively.

Portuguese uses indefinite articles in a similar way to English but unlike match the gender of the nouns they describe:
MasculineFeminine
Singular
Play um
a
Play uma
a
Plural
Play uns
some
Play umas
some

Phrases

Frases

Play um menino
a boy
Play uns meninos
some boys
Play uma menina
a girl
Play umas meninas
some girls
Play um homem
a man
Play uns homens
some men
Play uma mulher
a woman
Play umas mulheres
some women

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