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European Portuguese

Hey y'all I apologize if this has been asked before but did not find a post. Are there any good free resources online to learn or study European Portuguese? It's very interesting to see how different both dialects of Portuguese are. Another question for anyone who has studied the historical linguistic aspect of Portuguese. How did the Brazilian dialect come up with sounds that aren't really heard in the European dialect? For example the the "ch" sound in words with -ti- or ending in -te as well as teh "j" sound in in words with -di- or ending in -de. Does it have to do with any of the native languages or African languages that were brought into the Brazilian language in Latin America?

May 14, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/Davu

For some free resources see here: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/4151145 (I haven't checked the links, so apologies if any are dead now).

This old thread received an interesting update today (see the comment by TiagoMoita_PT): https://www.duolingo.com/comment/2448058

About the sounds of Portuguese, you could start here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Portuguese#Historical_sound_changes and follow some of the links provided there.

May 14, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Lahure
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Google 'Português sem fronteiras'.

May 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Dr._Riccardo

Maravilhoso! Muito obrigado.

May 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/sandrococito26

This isn't really a resource I guess, but it's cool to watch. It's an interview with Christiano Ronaldo: https://youtube.com/watch?v=hO5AQ6U7Lx8

May 17, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Davu

Ah, that's your own site Thanks for providing it.

May 21, 2015
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