Examples of silverware in Portuguese: A colher, O copo, O garfo, O prato, A faca, O guardanapo.

What’s up, friends! How are you? In our lesson today we are going to learn how to say fork in Portuguese, spoon in Portuguese, that is: cutlery in Portuguese! Ready?

Verbs related to eating in Portuguese

Before we learn how to say fork in Portuguese and spoon in Portuguese, let’s take a look at some verbs that you might use when you are eating. And if you want to know how to order in a restaurant in Portuguese, click here.

Comer Eat
Beber Drink
Limpar Clean
Pedir Ask/Order
Querer Want
Gostar Like
Cortar Cut
Segurar Hold
Assoprar Blow
Colocar/botar/pôr Put
Encher Fill

Cutlery in Portuguese

Now we are going to talk about the cutlery in Portuguese and other objects that we use to eat our everyday meals.

O prato Plate
A colher Spoon
O garfo Fork
A faca Knife
O copo Glass
O guardanapo Napkin
A taça The cup
A colher de chá Teaspoon
Os talheres Cutlery
A caneca Mug
A xícara Cup
O bule Teapot 
 O pires  Saucer
Sousplat/ Jogo americano Placemats
 O saleiro  Salt shaker
O palito de dente  Toothpick

Now that you’ve learned some new words, check out this video with Moisés. Don’t forget to repeat the words so you’ll pronounce them properly.

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Exercise about knife, spoon, fork in Portuguese and other words…

With the help of the video above, you’ll be able to complete this exercise. Here we have two columns: one with the name of the object and the other explaining the use of this object. You already know what to do next, right? Match the objects with their descriptions:

(   ) Prato 1- Usamos para beber vinho.
(   ) Colher 2 – Usado para aperitivos, como uma sopa.
(   ) Garfo 3 – Usamos para limpar o dente após comer.
(   ) Faca 4 – Para pegar nossa comida e comer.
(   ) Copo 5 – Para cortar a comida.
(   ) Guardanapo 6 – Onde colocamos o suco para beber.
(   ) O palito de dente 7 – Onde colocamos a comida.
(   ) A taça 8 – Para limpar o rosto, quando nos sujamos.

Now that you know how to say fork, knife and spoon in Portuguese (and many other words…) come eat with our teachers in a RioLIVE! Activity! In a real life situation, you’ll learn even more!

Hope you enjoyed our lesson for the day! See you in the next one!
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Restaurant vocabulary in Portuguese
Types of restaurants in Portuguese
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Answers of the exercise about fork in Portuguese and other words…

( 7 ) Prato 1- Usamos para beber vinho.
( 2 ) Colher 2 – Usado para aperitivos, como uma sopa.
( 4 ) Garfo 3 – Usamos para limpar o dente após comer.
( 5 ) Faca 4 – Para pegar nossa comida e comer.
( 6 ) Copo 5 – Para cortar a comida.
( 8 ) Guardanapo 6 – Onde colocamos o suco para beber.
( 3  ) O palito de dente 7 – Onde colocamos a comida.
( 1  ) A taça 8 – Para limpar o rosto, quando nos sujamos.

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