Romantic Portuguese Phrases

Knowing a few romantic Portuguese phrases can come in handy if your loved one is Portuguese. Or, you may want to speak some romantic words in this Romance language if you happen to meet the love of your life while traveling in a Portuguese-speaking nation.

Before you learn a foreign language, it helps to know a little something about it. Portuguese is the sixth most-spoken language in the world. It is spoken by over 200 million people and is used on four continents. Latin, French and Spanish are influences in the Portuguese language, so understanding any of these languages may help you pick up Portuguese even faster.

Now, on to those words that are sure to melt your loved one's heart:

  • Beijos: Kisses
  • Beijinhos: Little kisses
  • Beijãos: Big kisses
  • O amor está no ar: Love is in the air
  • Estou apaixonada: I'm in love (said by a woman)
  • Estou apaixonado: I'm in love (said by a man)
  • Beijo na boca: Kiss on the mouth
  • Sonhe comigo: Dream of me
  • Durma com os anjinhos: Sleep with the little angels (this is used with anyone, not just a romantic partner).
  • Você é linda: You are beautiful (said to a woman)
  • Tens um sorriso lindo: You have a beautiful smile (said to a man)
  • Eu adoro-te: I adore you
  • Tu és o meu amor: You are my love
  • Quero estar contigo para sempre: I want to be with you forever
  • Sinto saudades: I miss you
  • Todo momento com você é mágico: Every moment with you is magical
  • Penso sempre em você: I always think of you
  • Ainda me lembro do nosso primeiro beijo: I still remember our first kiss
  • Eu vou sempre me lembrar de você: I will always remember you
  • Amo-te: I love you
  • Amo-te com todo meu coração: I love you with all my heart
  • Tu és o amor da minha vida: You are the love of my life
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