Hello folks! On today’s Dica we will study the meaning of Cara in Portuguese.
Meaning of Cara in Portuguese
Cara is a slang that we use to refer to a friend of ours, but in a casual way here in Rio de Janeiro. We can refer to guys and girls, just using this word. Take a look!
Diogo: Pierre! Come here to see this woman on my Instagram!
Pierre: Uow dude! She is gorgeous!
Diogo: It’s a pity she doesn’t want anything with me!
Cara can also be used when we want to refer to a part of our body: our face!
Luana: Eita! A minha cara tá cheia de espinhas!
Silvia: Eu tenho um creme ótimo pra te emprestar!
Luana: Valeu, hein!
Luana: Gosh! My face is full of pimples!
Silvia: I have an excellent cream for you!
And finally, we can use this word to refer to something expensive. In this case, the word cara can vary according to the gender of the subject.
Igor: Nossa, esses óculos são muito caros!
Igor: Uow! These glasses are really expensive!
Big hug from Rio.