I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I have also been learning some more languages.
Transport is an essential part of day-to-day life. It can therefore be said that modes of transport also play a very important role in our lives.
Here we will discuss the names of different means of transport in the Portuguese language. This information could be useful for those wishing to go to a Portuguese-speaking area. Portuguese words for means of transportation have also been provided alongside their English meanings in a list to help readers learn them easily.
|Vehicle Name in English||Vehicle Name in Portuguese|
Trem de Carga
Balão de ar quente
Caminhão de bombeiros
The Portuguese word for a car is carro.
The train is called comboio in Portuguese.
The word for airplane in Portuguese is avião.
The Portuguese name for a boat is barco.
The ship is called navio in Portuguese.
The word for bicycle in Portuguese is bicicleta.
The Portuguese word for a container ship is navio porta-contentores.
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The freight train is called trem de carga in Portuguese.
The Portuguese name for spacecraft is nave espacial.
The truck is called caminhão in Portuguese.
The name for motorcycle in the Portuguese language is motocicleta.
The Portuguese word for the taxi is táxi. It is pronounced like "taaxi" in Portuguese.
The Portuguese translation of the word helicopter is helicóptero.
The rocket is called foguete in Portuguese.
The Portuguese word for a hot-air-balloon is balão de ar quente.
The word metro translates to metro in Portuguese.
A police-car is called carro-policial in Portuguese.
The Portuguese word for a tractor is trator.
The kick-scooter is called patininha in Portuguese.
A fire-truck is called caminhão de bombeiros in Portuguese.
The Portuguese word for the bus is Ônibus. It is pronounced like "oniboos".
It's quiz time now!
For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.
- What is the Portuguese name for car?
- Trem de carga
- What would you call a ship in Portuguese?
- Nave espacial
- What is a bicycle called in the Portuguese language?
- What is the Portuguese name for truck?
- The train is called trem in Portuguese.
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