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Names of Vehicles in Portuguese With English Meanings

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

Transportation is an essential part of everyday life. Consequently, we can say that vehicles are also a very important part of our lives.

Here we will discuss the names of different vehicles in the Portuguese language.

Names of Vehicles in Portuguese with English meanings

Vehicle Name in English Vehicle Name in Portuguese

Car

Carro

Train

Trem

Airplane

Aviao

Boat

Barco

Ship

Navio

Bicycle

Bicicleta

Container Ship

Navio Porta-Contentores

Freight Train

Trem de Carga

Spacecraft

Nave Espacial

Truck

Caminhao

Motorcycle

Motocicleta

Car

The Portuguese word for car is carro.

Train

The train is called trem in Portuguese.

Airplane

The word for airplane in Portuguese is aviao.

Boat

The Portuguese name for boat is barco.

Ship

The ship is called navio in Portuguese.

Bicycle

The word for bicycle in Portuguese is bicicleta.

Container Ship

The Portuguese word for container ship is navio porta-contentores.

Freight Train

The freight train is called trem de carga in Portuguese.

Spacecraft

The Portuguese name for spacecraft is nave espacial.

Truck

The truck is called caminhao in Portuguese.

Motorcycle

The word for motorcycle in the Portuguese language is motocicleta.

It's quiz time now!

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

  1. What is the Portuguese name for car?
    • Carro
    • Trem de carga
  2. What would you call a ship in Portuguese?
    • Navio
    • Nave espacial
  3. What is a bicycle called in the Portuguese language?
    • Becicleta
    • Barco
  4. What is the Portuguese name for truck?
    • Caminhao
    • Aviao
  5. The train is called trem in Portuguese.
    • True
    • False

Answer Key

  1. Carro
  2. Navio
  3. Becicleta
  4. Caminhao
  5. True

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