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:
Play um
Play uma
Play uns
Play umas
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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