Masculine words ending in á in Portuguese. Example: Queríamos que o sofá da nossa casa tivesse essa vista

Howdy, everyone! Ready to learn Portuguese? In Today’s Dica we are going to study the masculine words ending in á in Portuguese.

As we can see in our list, all the words ending in á, with an acute accent, are masculine in Portuguese. This is different from the words ending in a with no accent that are mostly feminine.

List of masculine words ending in á in Portuguese

O sofá The sofa
O Canadá Canada
O Amapá Amapá
O jacarandá Rosewood Tree
O Panamá Panamá
O carcará Carcará
O guaraná Guaraná
O tafetá Taffeta
O cajá Cajá

Now, let’s take a look at examples with some of the words from our list:

Examples 

Nós compramos um sofá muito confortável.
We bought a very comfortable sofa.

Atrás da minha casa tem o jacarandá mais bonito que eu já vi.
Behind my house there is the most beautiful jacaranda I’ve ever seen.

O carcará é um animal da mesma família dos falcões.
The carcará is a bird from the same family as the falcon.

Ricardo adora comer pizza e beber guaraná.
Ricardo loves to eat pizza and drink guaraná.

Marta comprou um lindo vestido de tafetá.
Marta bought a beautiful taffeta dress.

Quando eu era criança comia muito cajá com sal.
When I was a kid I used to eat cajá fruit with salt.

Remember! The accent helps you to know if the word is masculine or feminine, ok? Now you won’t be confused anymore!

So, see you in our next A Dica do Dia!
Hugs from the Rio & Learn team from Copacabana!

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