Brazilian Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Brazilian Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... 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 Prepositions

Learning the Brazilian Prepositions displayed below is vital to the language. Brazilian prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsBrazilian Prepositions
PrepositionsPreposições
inside the housedentro de casa
outside the carfora do carro
with mecomigo
without himsem ele
under the tablesob a mesa
after tomorrowdepois de amanhã
before sunsetantes do por do sol
but I'm busymas estou ocupado

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Brazilian.

List of Prepositions in Brazilian

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Brazilian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Brazilian vocabulary.

English PrepositionsBrazilian Prepositions
aboutsobre
aboveacima
acrossatravés de
afterdepois
againstcontra
amongentre
aroundem torno de
ascomo
atem
beforeantes
behindatrás
belowabaixo
beneathabaixo
besideao lado de
betweenentre
beyondalém
butmas
bypor
despiteapesar de
downpara baixo
duringdurante
exceptexceto
forpara
fromde
inem
insidedentro de
intoem
nearperto
nextpróximo
ofde
onem
oppositeoposto
outfora
outsidefora de
oversobre
perpor
plusmais
roundaproximadamente
sincedesde
thanque
throughatravés de
tillaté
topara
towardem direção a
undersob
unlikediferente de
untilaté
uppara cima
viavia
withcom
withindentro de
withoutsem
two wordsduas palavras
according toconforme
because ofpor causa de
close topróximo a
due todevido a
except forexceto
far fromdistante, longe de
inside ofdentro de
instead ofem vez de
near toperto de
next topróximo de
outside offora de
prior toantes de
three wordstrês palavras
as far astanto quanto
as well asbem como
in addition toalém de
in front ofna frente de
in spite ofapesar de
on behalf ofem nome de
on top ofem cima de
demonstrative pronounspronomes demonstrativos
thiseste, esta
thataquele, aquela
theseestes, estas
thoseaqueles, aquelas

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