Saying Yes in Portuguese is very important. After all, how could you try the delicious Portuguese and Brazilian foods your friends are offering you if you can’t say Yes in Portuguese?
Luckly, saying Yes in Portuguese is quite simple and it works for every country that has Portuguese as its official language (but you’ve got to find the best way to learn Portuguese that fit your needs). Wanna learn how to say Yes in Portuguese? Let’s go!
How to say Yes in Portuguese
Unlike it happens with thank you in Portuguese, saying yes doesn’t require attention to the context the word is been used in. So when someone offers you Pão de Queijo you can say Yes in Portuguese without a worry.
Sim mean Yes
The way to say Yes in Portuguese is to use the word ‘sim’. ‘Sim” literally means yes and can be used by any speaker (male or female) because it doesn’t change. Let’s see some examples:
Sim, a língua falada no Brasil é o Português. Porém, existem também diversas línguas indígenas em uso. – Yes, the language spoken in Brazil is Portuguese. However, there are a variety of indigenous languages also been spoken.
Gostaria de um cafézinho? / Sim, gostaria! – Would you like some coffee? / Yes, sure!
Saying Yes in Portuguese without using ‘sim’
Although sayin Yes in Portuguese is just using the word ‘sim’, there are other ways to say yes (or simply agree) in Portuguese without the word ‘sim’. It’s very common in Brazil people agree ou say yes using the same verb they had been asked with. Here some examples:
Você vai à escola? / Eu vou. – Do you go to school? Yes I do.
Comprou as passagens? / Comprei. – Did you buy the tickets? Yes I did.
Você sabe qual é a capital do Brasil? / Eu sei, é Brasília. – Do you know what is the Capital of Brazil? / Yes I do, it’s Brasília.
Learn more expressions in Portuguese!
Learned how to say Happy Birthday in Portuguese? What about learn more expressions to improve your portuguese?