Bora Meaning

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Hello students! Welcome to one more class! In today’s Dica we will teach you the meaning of bora in Portuguese. Take a look at bora’s English translation, check out examples and finish today’s lesson with an exclusive video!

What Does Bora Mean in Portuguese?

You might not know it, but bora comes from the word embora. If you want to take a look at the root of this word, we have a dica just about Embora in Portuguese. Bora is a versatile word that can be found in various contexts, reflecting its adaptability to different situations. It’s a word that can be used to express enthusiasm, agreement, or encouragement.

Imagine friends deciding to embark on an adventure – “Bora viajar!” – which translates to “Let’s travel!” Here, bora infuses the sentiment of excitement and camaraderie, serving as a rallying call to a shared experience.

In Brazilian Portuguese, bora can also be used in a casual manner to invite someone to do something together. It has become a part of the vibrant street culture, uniting people for spontaneous gatherings, street parties, and celebrations.

Interestingly, bora also holds a temporal element. It’s often used to signify a sense of urgency or promptness. For instance, if someone is running late, they might hear “Bora, já está atrasado pra aula de português!” – “Come on, you’re already late for my Portuguese class!” In this context, bora becomes a gentle nudge to encourage action in a timely manner.

Examples with Bora in Portuguese

example of bora in Portuguese. Chris: Bora ir pra praia, Tom?

Chris: Bora ir pra praia,Tom?
Tom: Bora, Chris!

Chris: Shall we go to the beach Tom?
Tom: Let’s go Chris!

Example with Bora in Portuguese. Moisés: Bora, Diogo! Sai logo desse banheiro!

Moisés: Bora, Diogo! Sai logo deste banheiro!
Diogo: Calma, cara! Eu só estou aqui há 40 minutos!

Moisés: Let’s go Diogo! Get out of this bathroom!
Diogo: Calm down man! I’ve been here for only 40 minutes!

Bora Meaning in Brazil

Now, let’s review all the different nuances this word has in our video, from our dear teachers at Rio & Learn. Remember you can activate the subtitles if needed!

That was it for bora meaning in Portuguese! Did you have any difficulties understanding the translation from Portuguese to English of bora? Don’t forget to check other Dicas and to follow us on Facebook and Instagram, ok?

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