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List of Oceans in Portuguese and List of Seas in Portuguese with example sentences

Introduction: MASTER WORD LIST: What are the list of Oceans in Portuguese and the list of Seas in Portuguese with English translation and example sentences

I’m sure in school, we would have learnt about the list of 5 massive oceans in the world or the seven big seas? The same is true in Portuguese speaking countries as well. The only obvious difference is that children learn about the same List of Oceans in Portuguese and the same list of Seas in Portuguese.

List of Oceans in Portuguese
List of Oceans in Portuguese

Also, you would have probably noticed it, everyone tends to use one name or the other from list of Oceans in Portuguese or English for that matter (or the list of Seas) once in a while in a conversation.

For example:

  1. Is India near the Indian ocean?
  2. This movie was shot in the pacific ocean.
  3. I had a bath in the Atlantic ocean.

Why is this list of Ocean in Portuguese so important?

This list is important for basic A1 Portuguese examination as well as the most basic conversations in Portuguese. We speak about which country and continent we are from and sometimes have to thrown in the name of the oceans in Portuguese to make the conversation more interesting. For this we need to know the “List of Oceans in Portuguese” and the “list of Seas in Portuguese”.

This is thus an essential vocabulary test in A1 and also in A2 and obviously in real life. The question (focused on A1 vocabulary) could be something along the lines of “Can you tell me which the deepest ocean in the world is?”.

The A1 vocabulary list of Oceans in Portuguese is below. You can also find example sentences in Portuguese with English translation for each Ocean.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED in OCEANS in PORTUGUESE:

  1. How do you say the names of the different list of Oceans in Portuguese
  2. How do you say the names of the different list of Seas in Portuguese
  3. Adjectives related to Oceans in Portuguese
  4. Grow your master vocabulary list related to Oceans in Portuguese

 

PORTUGUESE VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: List of Oceans in Portuguese: What is the translation for “The Ocean” in Portuguese?

  • How to say Ocean in Portuguese?
  • The translation in Portuguese language for Ocean is “o oceano”

 

ENGLISH PORTUGUESE English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
The ocean O oceano The pacific ocean is the deepest ocean. O oceano pacífico é o oceano mais profundo.
The oceans Os oceanos There are five oceans. Existem cinco oceanos.

 

PORTUGUESE VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation for “Sea” in Portuguese

  • How to say Sea in Portuguese?
  • The translation in Portuguese language for Sea is “o mar”
Sea in Portuguese
Sea in Portuguese
ENGLISH PORTUGUESE English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
The sea O mar The sea is green. O mar é verde.
The Seas Os mares There are seven seas in the world. Existem sete mares no mundo.

 

PORTUGUESE VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation for “Waterfall” in Portuguese

  • How to say Waterfall in Portuguese?
  • The translation in Portuguese language for Waterfall is “a cachoeira”
Waterfall in Portuguese
Waterfall in Portuguese
ENGLISH PORTUGUESE English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
The waterfall A cachoeira The Niagara waterfall is beautiful. A cachoeira do Niágara é linda.
The waterfalls As cachoeiras Waterfalls are very dangerous. As cachoeiras são muito perigosas.

 

PORTUGUESE VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation for “River” in Portuguese

  • How to say River in Portuguese?
  • The translation in Portuguese language for River is “o rio”.
ENGLISH PORTUGUESE English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
The River O Rio The river is very long. O rio é muito longo.
The Rivers Os rios There are three rivers in Portugal. Existem três rios em Portugal.

 

PORTUGUESE VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: What is the translation in Portuguese Language for “Lake”

  • How to say Lake in Portuguese?
  • The translation in Portuguese language for Lake is “o lago”.
Lake in Portuguese
Lake in Portuguese
English Portuguese English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
The Lake O lago I have a house near the lake. Eu tenho uma casa perto do lago.
The Lakes Os lagos There are five lakes in Munich. Existem cinco lagos em Munique.

 

PORTUGUESE VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: List of Oceans in Portuguese with English translation and example sentences

In the table below, you can learn how to say the names of Oceans in Portuguese and is the most fundamental usage in daily Portuguese language and thus a part of the basic Portuguese A1 vocabulary list. So let us learn about the names of the oceans.

ENGLISH PORTUGUESE English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
The ocean O oceano The pacific ocean is the deepest ocean O oceano pacífico é o oceano mais profundo
The oceans Os oceanos There are 5 oceans Existem 5 oceanos
the Atlantic Ocean o Oceano Atlântico I saw the Atlantic Ocean Eu vi o Oceano Atlântico
the Pacific Ocean o oceano Pacífico Is the Pacific Ocean very big? O Oceano Pacífico é muito grande?
the Indian Ocean oceano Índico India is near the Indian Ocean. A Índia fica perto do Oceano Índico.
the Antarctic Ocean o Oceano Antártico The Antarctic Ocean is very cold. O Oceano Antártico é muito frio.
the Arctic Ocean o Oceano Ártico Polar bears swim in the Arctic Ocean. Os ursos polares nadam no Oceano Ártico.

 

PORTUGUESE VOCABULARY MASTER WORD LIST: List of Seas in Portuguese with English translation and example sentences

In the table below, you can learn how to say the names of the list of seas in Portuguese with some examples. So let us learn about the names of the Seas in Portuguese.

ENGLISH  PORTUGUESE English Sentence Portuguese Sentence
The sea O mar The sea is green. O mar é verde.
The Seas Os mares There are seven seas in the world. Existem sete mares no mundo.
the Adriatic Sea o mar Adriático The Adriatic Sea is in Europe. O Mar Adriático fica na Europa.
the Aegean Sea o mar Egeu The Aegean Sea is very old. O Mar Egeu é muito antigo.
the Caribbean Sea o mar do Caribe The Caribbean Sea is very beautiful. O mar do Caribe é muito bonito.
the Caspian Sea o mar Cáspio The Caspian Sea is landlocked. O Mar Cáspio é sem litoral.
the North Sea O mar do norte the North Sea is the coldest sea in the world. o Mar do Norte é o mar mais frio do mundo.
the Black Sea o Mar Negro The Black Sea has many storms. O Mar Negro tem muitas tempestades.
the Ionian Sea o mar Jônico The Ionian Sea is 4000 meters deep. O Mar Jônico tem 4.000 metros de profundidade.
the Mediterranean Sea o mar Mediterrâneo The Mediterranean Sea is the most famous sea in the world O Mar Mediterrâneo é o mar mais famoso do mundo
the Red Sea o mar Vermelho The Red Sea is very salty. O Mar Vermelho é muito salgado.
the Dead Sea o mar Morto The Dead Sea is a lake O Mar Morto é um lago
the Barents Sea o mar de Barents The Barents Sea is also called as the Murman sea O Mar de Barents também é chamado de Mar de Murman
the Baltic Sea o mar Báltico Where is the Baltic Sea? Onde está o Mar Báltico?
the Sargasso Sea o mar dos sargaços The Sargasso Sea is not a sea. O Mar dos Sargaços não é um mar.

 

Some interesting facts about oceans

  • Note that there is only one great water body in the planet and it is (for practical purposes) divided into 5 different oceans.
  • Until the year 2000, there were only 4 classified oceans: the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, and the Arctic Ocean.
  • On June 8, 2000, the community categorized the fifth ocean: the Southern Ocean or the Antarctic Ocean.

 

How do you say Pacific Ocean in Portuguese? Pacific Ocean ( “oceano Pacífico”)

  • The origin of the word “Pacific Ocean” came from old Spanish.
  • “oceano Pacífico” or the Pacific Ocean when discovered by Spanish conquistadors looked very “peaceful”. The Spanish word for peaceful is “pacíficas”. Hence they called it as the Pacific ocean.
  • The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world.
  • It covers one-third of the Earth’s surface.
  • It separates Asia from the Americas.

 

How do you say Atlantic Ocean in Portuguese? Atlantic Ocean ( “oceano Atlântico”)

  • “oceano Atlântico” or the the Atlantic Ocean in Portuguese is the second largest ocean in Earth.
  • It covers one-fifth of the oceans of the world.
  • The Atlantic ocean can be split into the North Atlantic ocean and the South Atlantic ocean.
  • The North Atlantic Ocean separates North America from Europe.
  • The South Atlantic ocean separates South America from Africa.

 

How do you say Indian Ocean in Portuguese? Indian Ocean (“os Oceano Índico”)

  • “os Oceano Índico” or the Indian Ocean in Portuguese was named after India (or the Indian subcontinent).
  • It is the third largest ocean in the world.
  • It covers one-fifth of the oceans of the world.

 

How do you say Arctic Ocean in Portuguese? Arctic Ocean (“Oceano Ártico”)

  • “Oceano Ártico” or the Arctic Ocean in Portuguese.
  • It is the ocean on the roof of the world and has the North Pole.

 

How do you say Antarctic Ocean in Portuguese? Southern Ocean (“Oceano Antártico”)

  • “Oceano Antártico” or the Antarctic Ocean in Portuguese is the newest ocean as it was classified only in the year 2000.
  • This is the ocean surrounding Antarctica and is the bottom of the world.

 

Adjectives in Portuguese related to the Ocean and the Sea

When you are talking about the ocean in Portuguese, you might have to say something to describe the ocean or explain what you know about the ocean. The best way is to expand your knowledge of adjectives in Portuguese and use it to your advantage. You can use the below list of Portuguese adjectives to describe what you know about the ocean. This is important to add to your vocabulary list of Oceans in Portuguese and the list of Seas in Portuguese.

English Portuguese
Deep Profundo
Salty Salgado
Large Grande
Small Pequeno
Calm Calmo
Stormy Tormentoso
Beautiful Bonito
Cold Frio
Warm Caloroso
Hot Quente
Biodiverse Biodiversidade

 

Ocean in Portuguese: Grow your Master Vocabulary List

Now that you know about some of the most common adjectives which you can use to describe the ocean in Portuguese and the seas in Portuguese, you can know choose to show off your vocabulary by branching out and explaining about all terms related to the Sea. This was show your absolute mastery of the List of Oceans in Portuguese and the list of Seas in Portuguese.

Portuguese English
Island Ilha
Continent Continente
ocean floor fundo do mar
marine current corrente marinha
Coast Costeiro
Cliff Penhasco
Tide Maré
continental shelf plataforma continental
Seashell Concha do mar
Coastline Litoral
Tsunami Tsunami

 

Other Interesting Topics

These are other interesting topics which you might like to read to get a tremendous boost to your Portuguese vocabulary list!!! Study hard and soon you’ll be a proud Portuguese speaking dude / dudette!!

Topic
Geometry in Portuguese
Colours in Portuguese
Herbs and Spices in Portuguese
Oceans in Portuguese and Seas in Portuguese
Professions in Portuguese
Parts of the house in Portuguese or rooms of the house in Portuguese
50+ fruits in Portuguese
Drinks in Portuguese and alcohol in Portuguese
Types of weather in Portuguese
Body parts in Portuguese
List of Clothes in Portuguese
List of family members in Portuguese
Car Parts in Portuguese
Days of the week in Portuguese
Animals in Portuguese

 

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