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The charts below show the way in which the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) represents Portuguese language pronunciations in Wikipedia articles. For a guide to adding IPA characters to Wikipedia articles, see , and . Distinction is made between the two major standards of the language—Portugal (European Portuguese, ; broadly the standard also used in Africa and Asia) and Brazil (Brazilian Portuguese, ). Neither variant is preferred at Wikipedia, except in cases where a local pronunciation is clearly more relevant, such as a place in Brazil or an individual from Portugal. National variant differences should be noted with discretion. When there are differing dialectal Brazilian Portuguese pronunciations, the one closest to European Portuguese should generally be preferred, as this guide is intended to help native speakers of other languages. See Portuguese phonology for a more thorough look at the sounds of Portuguese.


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Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa com Acordo Ortográfico
An on-line dictionary with IPA phonetic transcription.
Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa anterior ao Acordo Ortográfico de 1990
An online dictionary of European Portuguese that corresponds to the Orthography used before the Orthographic Agreement of 1990. {{IPA keys