How to Pronounce The Oral and Nasal Vowels in Portuguese


Portuguese has 5 vowels: a, e, i, o, u.

In fact, Portuguese has 12 vowel sounds: 7 oral and 5 nasal.

Some oral vowels:
– The letter “e” in ELA;
– The letter “o” in HORA;
– The letter “u” in UVA.

Some nasal vowels:
– The letter “ã” in FÃ;
– The leters “en” in PENTE.

Watch the video to learn how to pronounce all of them. See also how to pronounce the diacritic “~”.