Brazilian Portuguese Vocabulary Learn these commonly used words and you will have a huge leg up on understanding the hymns.

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padrinho:
godfather
pai:
father
palavra:
word
palavras:
words
pão:
bread
papai:
papa
para:
to, for
parabéns:
congratulations
passa:
he, she, or it passes
passo:
I pass
passos:
steps
passou:
he, she, or it passed
patriarca:
patriarch
paz:
peace
pé:
foot
pecador:
sinner
pecadores:
sinners
peço:
I ask
pedi:
asked
pedindo:
asking
pedir:
to ask
pela:
for the
pelo:
for the
pensamento:
thought
perante:
before, in the presence of
perdão:
forgiveness
perdoai:
forgive (imperative)
perdoar:
to forgive
perto:
near
pés:
feet
pisa:
I step
pode:
he, she, or it can
podem:
I can
poder:
to be able
pois:
so
por:
for
porque:
because
posso:
I can
pouco:
little
povo:
people
pra:
to, for
prazer:
pleasure
preciso:
accurate
presença:
presence
presente:
present
prestando:
giving
prestar:
to give
prestem:
I give
primor:
beauty
primores:
beauties
procurar:
to seek
professor:
teacher
pronto:
ready
protetora:
protector
prova:
proof
provar:
to prove
pura:
pure
puro:
pure