List of Tools in Portuguese
People in Portugal / any European country love doing work with their own tools. Whether it comes to carpentry or plumbing, painting or fixing a bicycle or even building an entire tree house, Europeans love to do everything on their own. And of course for building anything, you need tools. So it is very important that you learn about the list of tools in Portuguese.
In Europe, people are very excited when it comes to owning pretty much every tool in the market. Europeans love talking about the different tools they use and the items which they built. So it is only fair that you learn and discuss about the list of tools in Portuguese.
To get you ready, here’s a guide for you to learn about some simple list of tools in Portuguese with example sentences and with English translation. This English translation for the example sentences will be something that you can rely on as you learn about the list of tools in Portuguese.
- Tools in Portuguese
- Types of measuring tools in Portuguese
- Mechanical tools or Hand tools in Portuguese
- Striking Tools
- Cutting Tools
- Holding and positioning
- Smoothening and Finishing Tools
- Safety equipment tools in Portuguese
- The Carpenter’s tools
- Tools used in Medical work
- Tools from the Kitchen in Portuguese
- Gardening tools or farm tools in Portuguese
- Construction tools in Portuguese
- Power tools in Portuguese
- Protective tools in Portuguese
- Verbs related to tools in Portuguese
How to say tools in Portuguese?
- WORD: The Portuguese translation for “The Tool” in Portuguese is “a ferramenta”.
- EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “The carpenter has many tools.” à O carpinteiro tem muitas ferramentas.
- WORD: The Portuguese translation for “The Toolbox” in Portuguese is “A caixa de ferramentas”
- EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “We sell large toolboxes.” à Vendemos grandes caixas de ferramentas.
Tools of measurement in Portuguese
How do you know exactly how much to do or what is the length or how do you measure anything. You need to be precise when making anything else it will break. Measuring tools or tools of Measurement are tools which exist so that we can measure anything. You can learn about the list of all Measuring tools in Portuguese or tools of Measurement in Portuguese below with examples for each one in Portuguese and English.
- WORD: The Portuguese translation for “Measuring Tools” in Portuguese is “ferramentas de medição”.
- EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “I need some Measuring Tools” à Eu preciso de algumas ferramentas de medição
|Measuring tools in English||Measuring tools in Portuguese||English Sentence||Portuguese Sentence|
|The measuring tape||A fita métrica||The measuring tape is 3 meters long.||A fita métrica tem 3 metros de comprimento.|
|The Vernier calliper||O paquímetro Vernier||In school, I learnt about the Vernier calliper||Na escola, aprendi sobre o paquímetro Vernier|
|The Stopwatch||O Cronômetro||I have a gold stopwatch||Eu tenho um cronômetro de ouro|
|The Weighing Scale||A balança||He broke the weighing scale.||Ele quebrou a balança.|
|The Microscope||O microscópio||A Microscope can be used to see bacteria.||Um microscópio pode ser usado para ver bactérias.|
|The Computer||O Computador||The computer was invented by an European.||O computador foi inventado por um europeu.|
|The Calculator||A calculadora||He has a small calculator||Ele tem uma pequena calculadora|
|The Barometer||O Barômetro||Barometer is used to measure pressure.||O barômetro é usado para medir a pressão.|
|The Ammeter||O Amperímetro||Ammeter is used to measure current.||Amperímetro é usado para medir a corrente.|
|The Voltmeter||O Voltímetro||Voltmeters are used to measure voltage.||Voltímetros são usados para medir a tensão.|
|The Thermometer||O Termômetro||A Thermometer is used to measure temperature.||Um termômetro é usado para medir a temperatura.|
|The Compass||a bússola||Do you have a compass?||Você tem uma bússola?|
|The Clock||O relógio||The Clock is accurate||O relógio é preciso|
|The Speedometer||O velocímetro||The speedometer is broken.||O velocímetro está quebrado.|
Mechanical tools and Hand tools in Portuguese
Mechanical tools or Hand-held tools are tools which are powered by muscle instead of electrical energy or a motor. Mechanical tools or Hand-held tools require energy, skill, strength and precision to use. You can learn about the list of all Mechanical tools in Portuguese or Handheld tools in Portuguese below with examples for each one in Portuguese and English.
- WORD: The Portuguese translation for “Manual Tools” in Portuguese is “Ferramentas manuais”
- EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “My father uses manual tools.” à Meu pai usa ferramentas manuais.
Manual striking tools in Portuguese
Striking tools are those mechanical tools which are powered by muscle and are used to hammer down objects. Manual striking tools require a lot of physical energy and great skill and application to use.
You can learn about the list of all manual striking tools in Portuguese below with examples for each one in Portuguese and English.
|Manual striking tools||Manual striking tools in Portuguese|
|The hammer||O martelo|
|The mallet||O martelo|
|The chisel||O cinzel|
|The nails||As unhas|
|The drill||A broca|
|The Anvil||A bigorna|
Holding and positioning tools in Portuguese
When you are using a tool, sometimes you may need to hold down another object in place with some positioning tool. These can be something like clamps. Basically, they are mechanical tools used to hold down objects. They increase safety and accuracy as well.
You can learn about the list of all different holding and positioning tools in Portuguese below with examples for each one in Portuguese and English.
|Holding and positioning tools||Holding and positioning tools in Portuguese|
|The vice||O vice|
|The clamps||Os grampos|
|The screw||O parafuso|
|The ladder||A escada|
|The bolt||O parafuso|
|The nuts||As nozes|
|The cable ties||As braçadeiras de cabos|
|The wrench||A chave inglesa|
|The pliers||O alicate|
Cutting tools in Portuguese
Sometimes you just need to cut things!!!! You might need to cut a piece of wood if you are doing carpentry, might need to cut a ribbon if you are a mayor inaugurating a building, and everything in between as well. You cannot use a hacksaw for cutting a ribbon, can you?
There are many different cutting tools in the market to fit the correct job. You can learn about the list of all cutting tools in Portuguese below with examples for each one in Portuguese and English.
|English||Cutting tools in portuguese|
|The cutters||O cortador|
|The saw||A Serra|
|The handsaw||O serrote|
|The hacksaw||A serra|
|The scissors||As tesouras|
|The knife||A faca|
|The axe||O machado|
|The Switch blade||A lâmina do interruptor|
|The Swiss army knife||O canivete suíço|
Safety tools and equipment in Portuguese
All said and done, work with electricity or with any tools requires skill. But even so you will require safety equipment to ensure that you reduce the risk to an absolute minimum. You might need welding goggles if you’re welding, boots if you’re dealing with a work floor, gloves to reduce injury or if you’re working with chemicals….
This list is endless and is very important. There are different safety equipment in the market to MANDATORILY BE USED for each job. You can learn about the list of all safety equipment in Portuguese below with examples for each one in Portuguese and English.
- WORD: The Portuguese translation for “Safety Equipment” in Portuguese is “Equipamento de segurança”.
- EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “You should use personal safety equipment.” à Você deve usar equipamentos de segurança
|Safety tools in English||Safety tools in Portuguese|
|The gloves||As luvas|
|The safety goggles||Os óculos de segurança|
|The safety helmet||O capacete de segurança|
|The safety boots||As botas de segurança|
|The construction helmet||O capacete de construção|
|The respirator mask||A máscara do respirador|
|The reflective vest||O colete refletivo|
|The dust mask||A máscara de poeira|
|The welding goggles||Os óculos de solda|
Carpentry tools in Portuguese
Woodwork is woodwork!!!! A carpenter is a universal profession and hence equipment for carpentry is available everywhere and anywhere. The carpenter will have to cut wood, work on it and finish it.
If you are doing carpentry, you might need different equipment depending on the job. You cannot use the same carpentry tools for everything. There are many different carpentry tools in the market to fit the correct requirement. You can learn about the list of all carpentry tools in Portuguese below with examples for each one in Portuguese and English.
- WORD: The Portuguese translation for “The Carpenter” in Portuguese is “o carpinteiro”
- WORD: The Portuguese translation for “Carpentry tools” in Portuguese is “Ferramentas de carpintaria”
- EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “The carpenter purchased carpentry tools.” à O carpinteiro comprou ferramentas de carpintaria.
|Carpentry tools in English||Carpentry tools in Portuguese|
|The Hammer||O martelo|
|The Screwdriver||A chave de fenda|
|The Electric Saw||A serra elétrica|
|The Nails||As unhas|
|The Handsaw||O serrote|
|The Chainsaw||A motosserra|
|The Hammer||O martelo|
|The Saw||A Serra|
|The Hacksaw||A serra|
|The Circular saw||A serra circular|
|The Sandpaper||A lixa|
|The Wood Paint||A pintura de madeira|
|The Chisel||O cinzel|
Medical tools in Portuguese
A doctor saves lives and you better give him or her with the best and highest quality equipment in the world. There are many different medical tools to fit the correct requirement for the doctor and the situation. You can learn about the list of all medical tools in Portuguese below with examples for each one in Portuguese and English.
|Medical tools in English||Medical tools in Portuguese|
|The Stethoscope||O Estetoscópio|
|The Thermometer||O Termômetro|
|The Surgical Cotton||O Algodão Cirúrgico|
|The Blood pressure gauge||O medidor de pressão arterial|
|The Pacemaker||O marcapasso|
|The Forceps||O fórceps|
|The Penlight||A lanterna|
|The Scalpel||O bisturi|
|The Stretcher||A maca|
|The Defibrillator||O Desfibrilador|
|The Surgical Mask||A máscara cirúrgica|
|The Ventilator||O Ventilador|
|The Syringe||A Seringa|
|The Ambulance||A ambulância|
List of Kitchen tools in Portuguese
Cooking is over 10000 years old. Humans evolved cooking into what we eat today!!! Think about it, we have hundreds and thousands of recipes in numerous flavours and textures. We make use of thousands of ingredients as well. All this can go to a waste if you don’t use the right tools!!!
There are tons of Kitchen tools in the market across the world, both mechanical and electrical. You can learn about the list of all cooking tools in Portuguese below. Memorizing the list of cooking tools in Portuguese will make your life a cakewalk because..well.. you do cook right?
|Cooking tools in English||Cooking tools in portuguese|
|The Pan||A panela|
|The Pot||O pote|
|The Wok||O wok|
|The knife||A faca|
|The Spoon||A colher|
|The Fork||O garfo|
|The Peeler||O Descascador|
|The Cutting board||A tábua de cortar|
|The Strainer||O Filtro|
|The Whisk||O Batedor|
|The Bottle||A garrafa|
|The Blender||O Liquidificador|
|The Food Processor||O processador de alimentos|
|The Pressure cooker||A panela de pressão|
|The Microwave oven||O forno micro-ondas|
|The Induction Stove||O fogão de indução|
|The Stove||O fogão|
Gardening tools in Portuguese
You know what the different types of gardens are, know what you want and what you need to do. The next point is what you need to do it. There are many gardening tools which you need to do gardening. Simply put, you cannot use a rake to trim a bush.
In this section, we will be learning about the list of all Gardening Tools in Portuguese with a lot of examples thrown in.
|Gardening tools in English||Gardening tools in Portuguese||English Sentence||Portuguese Sentence|
|garden tools||ferramentas de jardim||These garden tools are expensive.||Essas ferramentas de jardim são caras.|
|The lawnmower||O cortador de grama||The Lawnmower is red in color.||O cortador de grama é de cor vermelha.|
|The grass shears||A tesoura de grama||Where are the grass shears?||Onde estão as tesouras de grama?|
|The pruning shears||A tesoura de poda||The gardener purchased pruning shears.||O jardineiro comprou tesouras de poda.|
|The hoe||A enxada||The cow pulled the hoe.||A vaca puxou a enxada.|
|The rake||O ancinho||I gave the rake to my daughter.||Eu dei o ancinho para minha filha.|
|The spade||A pá||The gardener says that the spade is the most important tool.||O jardineiro diz que a pá é a ferramenta mais importante.|
|The garden fork||O garfo de jardim||What is the use of a garden fork?||Para que serve um garfo de jardim?|
|The trowel||A espátula||Can we push the trowel?||Podemos empurrar a espátula?|
|The compost||O composto||There is compost in the compost bin.||Há composto na caixa de compostagem.|
|The compost bin||A composteira / caixa de compostagem||The compost bin has fifty kilos of compost.||A caixa de compostagem tem cinquenta quilos de composto.|
|The wheelbarrow||O carrinho de mão||There wheelbarrow is not clean.||Há carrinho de mão não está limpo.|
|The watering can||O regador||The watering can is quite large.||O regador é bem grande.|
|The Hose||A mangueira||The fireman and the gardener use a hose.||O bombeiro e o jardineiro usam uma mangueira.|
List of construction tools in Portuguese
Construction work is the oldest profession in the world. Humans evolved into what we are by building stuff and building starts with construction!!! And what do we need to do construction? CONSTRUCTION TOOLS!!!!
There are different construction tools in the market for different jobs. You can learn about the list of all construction tools in Portuguese below. Knowing the list of construction tools in Portuguese will make your life easier since you can order what you exactly want in a shop or request what you want to get the construction job done.
|CONSTRUCTION TOOLS IN ENGLISH||PORTUGUESE|
|The Truck||O camião|
|The Cement mixer||O misturador de cimento|
|The Jackhammer||A britadeira|
|They Harness||Eles aproveitam|
|The Air tool||A ferramenta Ar|
|The Air compressor||O compressor de ar|
|The Plastering trowel||A espátula de gesso|
|The Tool Box||A caixa de ferramentas|
|The Paint roller||O rolo de pintura|
Different Power tools in Portuguese
All said and done, work with electric tools and the work gets done 10 times faster. A nail gun can get 50 nails done in 5 minutes while a traditional hammer and nail set will take an hour. Also any manual tool requires high skill and strength while power tools do not require strength but great care and skill.
There are different power tools in the market for different jobs. You can learn about the list of all power tools in Portuguese below. Knowing the list of power tools in Portuguese will make you look like an actual Portuguese speaker since you know your stuff and you’re the master of your craft in Portuguese.
- WORD: The Portuguese translation for “Power tools” in Portuguese is “Ferramentas elétricas”.
- EXAMPLE SENTENCE: “Power tools are very useful.” à As ferramentas elétricas são muito úteis.
|POWER TOOLS IN ENGLISH||POWER TOOLS IN PORTUGUESE|
|The Power Tool||A ferramenta elétrica|
|The Electric Chainsaw||A motosserra elétrica|
|The Electric Screwdriver||A chave de fenda elétrica|
|The Power Drill||A furadeira elétrica|
|The Air blower||O soprador de ar|
|The Air compressor||O compressor de ar|
|The Electric Drill||A furadeira elétrica|
|The Soldering Iron||O ferro de solda|
|The Drill||A broca|
Verbs related to the tools in Portuguese:
By now, you have learned enough to go to a Portuguese shop and buy carpentry tools, medical tools, electrical tools and what not in flawless Portuguese. But what about Verbs in Portuguese related to the tools? Surely you need to know that too right?
Now just as we learnt about the universal tools and equipment, we need to say what we are going to do with the tools.
- You must use a handsaw to cut
- Electric drill to drill a hole
- A sander to smoothen a surface.
While you need many different types equipment, you will equally be performing different types of actions (VERBS IN PORTUGUESE) depending on the job. You thus need to memorize the list of all Verbs in Portuguese related to the list of tools in Portuguese. Below you can find the list of all Verbs in Portuguese related to the list of tools.
|TOOLS IN ENGLISH||PORTUGUESE||English Sentence||Sentence in Portuguese|
|to build||construir||Can you build me a house?||Você pode me construir uma casa?|
|to cut||cortar||Cut the tree.||Corte a árvore.|
|to fix||Consertar||Fix this chair.||Conserte esta cadeira.|
|to glue||colar||Can you glue these pieces of wood together.||Você pode colar esses pedaços de madeira juntos.|
|to saw||serrou||He sawed the log.||Ele serrou o tronco.|
|to shovel||pá||Please shovel the snow||Por favor, pá a neve|
|to nail||Pregar||The picture is nailed to the wall.||A imagem está pregada na parede.|
|to dismantle||desmontar||He dismantled the furniture.||Ele desmontou os móveis.|
|to mend||Consertar||The tailor mended my dress.||O alfaiate consertou meu vestido.|
|to loosen||soltar||Loosen the screws slowly.||Solte os parafusos lentamente.|
|to unscrew||Desatarraxar / desaparafusar||I shall unscrew this panel.||Vou desparafusar este painel.|
|to fix||Consertar||We need to repair this table.||Precisamos consertar esta mesa.|
|to scrub||para esfregar||He scrubbed the floor.||Ele esfregou o chão.|
|to archive||arquivar||Archive these documents.||Arquive esses documentos.|
|to paint||pintar||The painter painted the bedroom.||O pintor pintou o quarto.|
|to renovate||renovar / reformar||We need to renovate our house.||Precisamos reformar nossa casa.|
|to seal||selar||The mechanic sealed the pipe.||O mecânico selou o cano.|