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Portuguese Audio Request

SVC1994
67 Words / 2 Recordings / 4 Comments
Note to recorder:

Hi,
I would like to have an audio file of the next minimal pairs, spoken in European Portuguese. I'll use it for making some flashcards, in order to get used to the sounds.
Thanks in advance!

Torta, porta
Folha, rolha
Galo, galho
Faca, vaca
Bola, mola
Quadro, quatro
Pala, bala
Selo, zelo
Calo, galo
Chato, jacto
Rato, lato
Bolo, bola
Sé, sê
Mar, bar
Mala, bala
Cabelo, camelo
Filha, pilha
Rosa, roda
Bomba, pomba
Queixo, queijo
Vela, velha
Galo, galho
Careta, carreta
Bico, beco
Seco, soco
Toca, touca
Para, pára
Por, pôr
De, dê
Fá, fã
Vem, vêm, vêem
falaram, falarão
venderam, venderão

Recordings

  • European Portuguese Minimal Pairs ( recorded by Miss_M ), Brazilian

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  • European Portuguese Minimal Pairs ( recorded by paulajanay ), Baiano

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    Corrected Text
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    Torta, porta
    Folha, rolha
    Galo, galho
    Faca, vaca
    Bola, mola
    Quadro, quatro
    Pala, bala
    Selo, zelo
    Calo, galo
    Chato, jacto
    Rato, lato
    Bolo, bola
    Sé, sê
    Mar, bar
    Mala, bala
    Cabelo, camelo
    Filha, pilha
    Rosa, roda
    Bomba, pomba
    Queixo, queijo
    Vela, velha
    Galo, galho
    Careta, carreta
    Bico, beco
    Seco, soco
    Toca, touca
    Para, pára
    Por, pôr
    De, dê
    Fá, fã
    Vem, vêm, vêem
    falaram, falarão
    venderam, venderão

Comments

Miss_M
March 28, 2017

I speak Brazilian Portuguese, but regarding just single words, it makes no difference.

Notes:
Sé - It means cathedral, in Brazil we never use, in Portugal maybe
sê - it does not come with any stress mark, unless it refers to an informal abreviation of Senhor, but the word itself does not exist.

The words below do not have any difference in pronounciation. You must stick the context to identify which is what.

Para, pára
Por, pôr
De, dê
Vem, vêm

SVC1994
March 29, 2017

Thanks for your recording, and also for your information (which I find really helpful)! =D

fernandar
April 1, 2017

Regarding the previous comment by Miss_M, in European Portuguese things are a bit different:
Sé - Igreja catedral.
Sê - it is a form of te verb ser, though not in much use nowadays
For example, a poem by Ricardo Reis:
Para ser grande, sê inteiro: nada
Teu exagera ou exclui.
Sê todo em cada coisa. Põe quanto és
No mínimo que fazes.
Assim em cada lago a lua toda
Brilha, porque alta vive

Ricardo Reis

there is also "se" - meaning if

There are differences in pronunciation in the following pairs in European Portuguese:
Para, pára - para is a preposition
Por, pôr
De, dê
Vem, vêm