Hello guys! Today is a very special day: we are going to discuss money in Portuguese! Do you know what the word for is money in Brazil? Well, the Brazilian currency is called real, but there is so much more to find out about money! Do you know how many Brazilian reais you will need to buy lunch? Let’s read and find out!
Vocabulary for Money in Portuguese
First, let’s learn how to pronounce money in Portuguese: dinheiro. Listen below and repeat after us!
Now, let’s translate some vocabulary related to money in Portuguese, shall we?
|Coin / Currency
|Real / Reais
|Cédulas / Notas
|Payment / Paycheck
|Câmbio de Moeda
|Economizar / Poupar
Examples with Money in Portuguese
Minha irmã tem muitos reais guardados no seu cofre.
My sister has a lot of reais stored in her safe.
Você prefere carregar notas ou moedas na carteira?
Do you prefer to carry bills or coins in your wallet?
Preciso ir ao caixa eletrônico para ter dinheiro!
I need to go to the ATM to get cash!
Com o troco do almoço, você prefere comprar balas ou chocolates?
With your lunch change, would you rather buy candies or chocolates?
Joana vai sacar dinheiro para pagar o seu curso na Rio & Learn.
Joana is going to withdraw money to pay for her course at Rio & Learn.
Eu vou depositar minhas economias na poupança!
I’m going to deposit my money in savings!
Preciso contar quanto dinheiro tenho, pois quero ir na próxima RioLIVE!
I need to count how much money I have, because I want to go to the next RioLIVE!
Você prefere gastar seu dinheiro com um cinema ou com um jantar?
Would you rather spend your money on a movie or dinner?
Vou poupar essa semana para conseguir ir ao Maracanã no sábado!
I’m going to save this week so I can go to Maracanã on Saturday!
Bank in Portuguese
There is no way to talk about money in Portuguese and not talk about a bank, right? In Brazil we have many different banks, from international brands to national ones. And there, you can make all kinds of operations with your money. If you want to read more about bank related vocabulary and expressions, we have a Dica that is perfect to complement this one!
Well, now you don’t need to wonder what money in Brazil is called anymore! We hope you feel more confident talking about money with Brazilians, and that you use your knowledge during your explorations with the Portuguese language!
See you soon!