Also happens with cinza (gris, grau, griggio, gri, grå, grijs, gray/grey), azul (blu, bleu, blau, blå, blauw, blue), preto (nero, noir, negru, negre, negro), roxo (porpra, purper, purple, porpora) and probably many others. But I’m too lazy to list all the colours in the Portuguese language. 

Also, the idea for this post came from here, and I couldn’t find the source. :(
May 31, 2012 / 151 notes

Also happens with cinza (gris, grau, griggio, gri, grå, grijs, gray/grey), azul (blu, bleu, blau, blå, blauw, blue), preto (nero, noir, negru, negre, negro), roxo (porpra, purper, purple, porpora) and probably many others. But I’m too lazy to list all the colours in the Portuguese language. 


Also, the idea for this post came from here, and I couldn’t find the source. :(

  1. polyglotgirl reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  2. everyonelovesanadorablewinner reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  3. sherbert-dragon reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  4. sgtbarnes reblogged this from asidrawmylastbreath
  5. asidrawmylastbreath reblogged this from skadichan and added:
    This reminds me of that time I took Spanish at university having had Italian in high school. The moment I opened my...
  6. skadichan reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  7. mattie523 reblogged this from forever-angelss
  8. forever-angelss reblogged this from kori-brazil
  9. arthurbonnefroy reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  10. polyglot-apprentice reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  11. benvenutoailmioblog reblogged this from polyglotproblems and added:
    Ugh just like “pinapple” and “football” with English
  12. wailingcriesofafanboy reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  13. s-intra reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  14. drawmelikeoneofyourelvengirls reblogged this from polyglotproblems and added:
    Ugh, tell me about it. It’s even worse when, like me, you are a native portuguese speaker and you forget the word IN...
  15. blankliterature reblogged this from polyglotproblems and added:
    Pretty much the same thing that happens with the damn “pineapple”. -.-
  16. k-aerlighed reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  17. surrendertotheunknown reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  18. inordinatum reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  19. vlahoes reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  20. bjdieposaune reblogged this from thelanguagelover
  21. wontletitpassmebyagain reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  22. laslanguesromanze reblogged this from thelanguagelover
  23. marinaintherosettastone reblogged this from thelanguagelover
  24. thelanguagelover reblogged this from polyglotproblems
  25. englandone reblogged this from fail-writer