Portuguese Adverbs of Place

Ejemplo de adverbios de lugar en portugués.

Today, we are going to talk about the Portuguese adverbs of place. We use these adverbs to indicate locations. We are going to learn how to use aqui, , ali and .

Each of these adverbs usually has a demonstrative pronoun in the same sentence, sometimes is possible to use them with prepositions of place too. Let’s learn how to use them.

Portuguese Adverbs of Place

Portuguese Adverbs of Place: Aqui - perto da pessoa que fala; aí - perto da pessoa que escuta; ali - um pouco distante da pessoa que fala e da que escuta; lá - distante da pessoa que fala e da que escuta.


Este livro aqui é meu.
This book here is mine.

Essa caneta é sua?
Is that pen over there yours?

Aquela casa ali não é a minha.
That house there is not mine.

Aquela estátua no alto da montanha é o Cristo.
That statue up there on the mountain top is the Christ Redeemer.

Aqui na minha cidade, sempre está calor. E , na sua?
Here in my city, it is always hot. And over there in your city?

O livro ficou na casa da Adriana.
The book was left there at Adriana’s house.

Now it’s your turn!

Complete the sentences with the correct adverb of place.

  1. Estes óculos _______não são meus.
  2. Esses documentos _______ são do Ricardo.
  3. (perto) Aquele dinheiro _______ na gaveta é da minha mãe.
  4. (distante) Aquela mulher _______ na loja é muito simpática.
  5. Esta sala _______ é muito limpa.
  6. Essa calça _______ é grande demais.
  7. Estas _______ são minhas professoras favoritas.
  8. (perto) Aquele carro _______ é muito bonito.
  9. Esse livro ______ é do João.
  10. (distante) Aquelas meninas _______ são estrangeiras.

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Click in the links below to see more related Dicas
Demonstrative Pronouns in Portuguese
Common Adverbs in Portuguese
Adverbs of Frequency in Portuguese
Prepositions of place in Portuguese
Adverbs ending in Mente in Portuguese


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  2. ali
  3. aqui
  4. aqui
  5. ali

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