Brazilian Negation

If you're trying to learn Brazilian Negation you will find some useful resources including a course about Negation and negative expressions... to help you with your Brazilian grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Brazilian. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Brazilian Negation

Learning the Brazilian Negation displayed below is vital to the language. Brazilian negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationBrazilian Negation
NegationNegação
he is not hereEle não está aqui
that is not my bookesse não é o meu livro
do not enternão entre

Notice the structure of the Negation in Brazilian.

List of Negation in Brazilian

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Brazilian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Brazilian vocabulary.

English NegationBrazilian Negation
I don't speaknão falo
I don't writenão escrevo
I don't drivenão dirijo
I don't lovenão amo
I don't givenão dou
I don't smilenão sorrio
I don't takenão levo
he doesn't speakele não fala
he doesn't writeele não escreve
he doesn't driveele não dirige
he doesn't loveele não ama
he doesn't givenão dá
he doesn't smileEle não sorri
he doesn't takeele não leva
we don't speaknão falamos
we don't writenão escrevemos
we don't drivenão dirigimos
we don't lovenão amamos
we don't givenão damos
we don't smilenão sorrimos
we don't takenão levamos

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Brazilian. Once you're done with the Portuguese Negation, you might want to check the rest of our Brazilian lessons here: Learn Brazilian. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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