Basic Phrases in Portuguese

Portuguese isn't that hard of a language to pick up, especially if you already speak another romance language, such as Spanish or Italian. Notwithstanding, before you can become fluent, you'll want to become proficient. In order to start understanding Portuguese speaking people, there are several basic phrases you'll want to know. Below we'll review the most common and useful Portuguese phrases and words that will help you start understanding and speaking Portuguese in no time. Committing these phrases to memory will also lay a foundation for additional learning as you progress in your study of the Portuguese language. To hear a phrase click on any blue button, then repeat the phrase out loud.
English
Portuguese
Do you speak English?
Você fala inglês?
I don't speak portuguese
Eu não falo português
My portuguese isn't very good
Meu português não é muito bom
Do you understand me?
Você me entende?
I understand
Compreendo
I don't understand
Não compreendo
Speak more slowly
Fale mais devagar
How do you say ____ in Portuguese?
Como se diz _____ em português?
Sorry
Desculpe!
Excuse me (asking permission)
Com licença!
Excuse me (asking someone's pardon)
Perdão!
Thank you very much!
Muito obrigado
Where's the bathroom?
Onde fica o banheiro?
Leave me alone!
Me deixe em paz!
No problem!
Não tem problema!
Can you say it again, please?
Pode repetir, por favor?
I don't know
Não sei
What is this called in Portuguese?
Como se diz isto em português?
What does _____ mean in English?
O que significa _____ em inglês?
What is this?
O que é isto?
Don't worry!
Não se preocupe!
Where do you live?
Onde você mora?
I have to leave
Eu tenho que sair
Yes
Sim
No
Não
Now
Agora
Today
Hoje
Tomorrow
Amanhã
Yesterday
Ontem
This
Isto
That
Isso
Here
Aqui
There
Where?
Onde?
Why?
Por quê?