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Clothing in Portuguese

Today’s free audio lesson will teach you some basic words for clothing in Portuguese. Listen to the pronunciation of the Portuguese words and practice saying them aloud until you feel confident. With these Portuguese clothing words under your belt (so to speak!) you’ll be able to describe what someone is wearing, or what you’re looking for when shopping for clothes in Brazil.

As roupas” means “clothes" or "garments” in general, and the following short list of essential items will give you shopping power when it comes to asking for what you want.

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As roupas

Clothes / Garments

A roupa íntima

Underwear

Camisa

Shirt

Camiseta

Singlet

As meias

The socks

Os sapatos

The shoes

As calças

The trousers

O vestido

The dress

Meia-calça

Hosiery / Stockings / Tights

What if you want to be more specific....

Cuecas

Men's underwear

Roupa de banho

Swim suit

Meias para crianças

Children's socks

Sandálias

Sandals

Chinelos

Flip-flops

Saia

Skirt

Bermuda

Shorts

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