How to say My, Your, Our, Their in Portuguese: Possessive Pronouns, Own Them Now!

In Portuguese, the possessive pronouns and adjectives (pronomes possessivos) vary in gender (masculine and feminine) and number (singular and plural). Sometimes they vary with the person who owns the items in question, and other times they agree with the object that is owned. I hope this lesson will make it really easy to learn how to use the possessive pronouns.

Here is a table with all the possessive pronouns:

Learn Portuguese: Simple words, double meaning in Portuguese – Part 1

Portuguese Lesson: Simple words, double meaning in Portuguese

Just like in English, there are words in Portuguese that either look or sound like other words. Four that come to mind rather quickly are seu, sua, são and vão. You may very well recognize all of these words for their most used definitions. Below, I’ll show you what else two of these words mean (and, in another post, I’ll talk about the other two).