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Words for Metals in Portuguese With English Translations

I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I like to learn other languages too.

This article will provide information about the names of different types of metals in the Portuguese language.

This article will provide information about the names of different types of metals in the Portuguese language.

The metals are an important component of life. We use different kinds of metals for different purposes according to their properties. Some of the examples of their applications are the machines made for transportation, aerospace, computers, construction, and farming. Here we will discuss the names used for 10 different metals in the Portuguese language.

The Portuguese names have been provided alongside their English meanings to help English readers learn them.

Metal Names in Portuguese and English

English Name for MetalPortugese Name for Metal

Iron

Ferro

Copper

Cobre

Gold

Ouro

Silver

Prata

Steel

Aço

Lead

Conduzir

Zinc

Zinco

Bell Metal

Bell Metal

Brass

Latão

Bronze

Bronze

Tin

Lata

Iron

The translation of the word iron in the Portuguese language is ferro.

Copper

The Portuguese translation of the word copper is cobre.

Gold

The word gold translates to ouro in the Portuguese language.

Silver

The Portuguese translation of the word silver is prata.

Steel

The translation of the word steel in the Portuguese language is aço.

Lead

The Portuguese word for lead is conduzir.

Zinc

The Portuguese name for zinc is zinco.

Brass

The translation of the word brass in the Portuguese language is latão.

Bronze

The Portuguese translation of the word bronze is bronze.

Tin

The translation of the word tin in the Portuguese language is lata.

It's quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What is the Portuguese word for iron?
    • Ferro
    • Cobre
  2. What is the Portuguese word for silver?
    • Ouro
    • Prata
  3. The Portuguese word for zinc is conduzir.
    • True
    • False
  4. The Portuguese name for tin is lata.
    • Tue
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Ferro
  2. Prata
  3. False
  4. Tue

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