A Frequency Dictionary of Portuguese

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Routledge, 29.11.2007 - 342 sivua

An invaluable tool for learners of Portuguese, this Frequency Dictionary provides a list of the 5000 most commonly used words in the language. Based on a twenty-million-word collection of Portuguese (taken from both Portuguese and Brazilian sources), which includes both written and spoken material, this dictionary provides detailed information for each of the 5000 entries, including the English equivalent, a sample sentence, and an indication of register and dialect variation.

Users can access the top 5000 words either through the main frequency listing or through an alphabetical index. Throughout the frequency listing there are also thrity thematically-organized ‘boxed’ lists of the top words from a variety of key topics such as sports, weather, clothing and relations.

An engaging and highly useful resource, A Frequency Dictionary of Portuguese will enable students of all levels to get the most out of their study of Portuguese vocabulary.

 

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Colors
Opposites
Nationalities and place adjectives
Adjectives with serestarficar 20 Adjectives of emotion
Adjectives differences across registers
Verbs of movement
Verbs of communication
Use of the reflexive marker

Family
Materials
Time
Sports
Natural features and plants
Weather
Professions
Creating nouns 14 Diminutives and superlatives
Nouns differences across registers
Preteritimperfect
Subjunctive triggers
Verbs differences across registers
Adverbs differences across registers
New words since the 1800s
Alphabetical index
Part of speech index
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Mark Davies is Professor at the Department of Linguistics, Brigham Young University at Provo in Utah.

Ana Maria de Oliveira Raposo Preto-Bay is Assistant Professor of Portuguese at the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Brigham Young University at Provo in Utah.

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