Abbreviations in Portuguese

Abbreviations in Portuguese. Eles têm aula com o prof Pablo.
Hello, people!
Let’s start our Portuguese class for foreigners. Today we’ll learn the abbreviations in Portuguese.

An abbreviation is a short form to write some words. Let’s see a list with the most commonly used ones:

Abbreviations

Sr. / Sra.
Dr. / Dra.
Prof. / Profª.
Ex.
Exmo.

Abrev.
Adm.
ºC
R.
Ed.
Etc.
H
Kg
Km/h

P/
Port.
Ing.
Esp.
Senhor / Senhora
Doutor / Doutora
Professor / Professora
Exemplo
Excelentíssimo
Metro quadrado
Abreviatura
Administração
Graus Celsius
Rua
Edifício
E outras coisas
Hora
Quilograma
Quilômetros por hora
Número
Para
Português
Inglês
Espanhol
Mister / Miss
Doctor
Professor
Example
Excellency
Square meter
Abbreviation
Administration
Degrees Celsius
Street
Building
And other things
Hour
Kilogram
Kilometers per hour
Number
To
Portuguese
English
Spanish

Now let’s use some of these abbreviations in examples so that we can practice a bit more.

Ex. with abbreviations in Portuguese

Eu estudo Port. com o Prof. Pablo.
I study Portuguese with Professor Pablo.

Ele dirige a mais de 120 km/h.
He drives faster than 120 km/h.

O Exmo. Sr. presidente está viajando.
Your Excellency Mister President is traveling.

Dr. Renato trabalha naquele hospital10 anos.
Doctor Renato has worked in that hospital for 10 years.

Nós moramos na R. Barata Ribeiro 512. Nosso ed. é muito velho.
We live at Barata Ribeiro Street, number 512. Our building is very old.

Nossa aula começa às 9h.
Our class starts at 9 o’clock.

No verão do Rio de Janeiro é possível ter 40ºC.
In summer it’s possible to have 40ºC in Rio de Janeiro.

Cool, people?
Are you used to using abbreviations when writing? What are the most common in your country?

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