I Am Portuguese

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    You Know You're Portuguese When...

    Your mother or grandmother has Maria in her name. You have a rooster napkin holder. Your father or grandfather is called Manuel, Jose, Antonio, You have crocheted doilies on your kitchen counters, dining room, living room...
    PeaceWeapon PeaceWeapon
    22-25, M
    24 Responses Sep 23, 2008

    hi, i m 100 % Portuguese

    and live in Germany. If someone wants to talk, please don't hesitate!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 28, 2015

    Soo yeah haha I come from Portugal,

    small town.. Moved to Switzerland 5 years ago, 29th April.. So I speak german, english, portuguese and a little bit of french hahaha international 🙋💁
    Fofitupida Fofitupida
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2015

    Embrace It :)

    My mother was adopted and one of the very few things we knew about her was that her birth father was Portuguese. Well, when I was little, I took that and ran with it. I fell in love with everything I saw or read about. I even tried to teach myself the language, which wasn't all...
    gamermiko gamermiko
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2012

    My great grandmother was born in Lisbon.

    She met my great grandfather in Marseille. He was in France from North Africa.
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt
    22-25, F
    Feb 2, 2015

    Every Little Piece of Me Is Portuguese

    ... Lisbon is my home. Maybe not my world... Awesome!! A Portuguese community ^^
    ironie ironie
    18-21, F
    9 Responses Aug 18, 2008

    Portuguese In Florida

    Hey, My name is Miguel and I am portuguese... LOL sounds like I'm at a AA meeting. I been in Florida for 3 years now, moved here from CT. Before that 9 years ago I moved from the Motherland. Lived in a small village - Vale da Trave, near Santarem, Fatima, Alcanena, Rio Maior...
    Portchop Portchop
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jul 29, 2008

    Proudly

    We are a brave people, but humble and friendly. Alone we discoved ( or rediscovered ) 1/5 of the world our language is spoken all over the world, and basicly we've been everywhere. we sailed the oceans , when it was believed the earth was flat, and we would fall down the edge...
    joaonunes joaonunes
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Feb 4, 2011

    Hi everyone! I'm new in EP,

    dont really know what to say... Is there any portuguese around here? :P
    PtKick PtKick
    18-21, M
    10 Responses Nov 25, 2015

    100% Portuguese

    if u portuguese and would love to chat enjoy us on www.Amigao.com chat room or on FB ... you know you portuguese if...
    serrana79 serrana79
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 7, 2013

    I am half British and Half Portuguese,

    I speak Portuguese as well
    itsuptofate99 itsuptofate99
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 10, 2015

    I Am 1/2 Portuguese

    I am only 1/2 Portuguese from my mom..my mom and my grammy are from Lisbon Portugal...miss them both very much..xxx
    dreamcatcher60foru dreamcatcher60foru
    51-55, F
    May 12, 2013

    100%

    Hey there, I'm from Portugal, born and raised in Lisbon......i'm glad to see there's so many people who want to be connected to Portugal, considering the situation in what our country is today.....we we're a proud people with a amazing past.... but today? well i can't say the...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 14, 2011
    claasic claasic
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 29, 2014

    I Can Prove You :D

    Sim, sou português. Algo patriota, talvez. Entro no EP e descubro uma nova rede social, diferente das outras, que tenta dar um cunho ainda mais pessoal a cada perfil. O que posso eu escrever a mais? Não sei... Fica aqui a nota :P
    Taz51 Taz51
    18-21, M
    Feb 11, 2013

    Grandma Was Portuguese

    Well, I was raised by my Portuguese grandmother mostly.  She was half Lisbonian (sp) and half Azorian.  She spoke all the romance languages fluently.  She was a linguist.  She helped me learn French, because my French father had no patience for me.  As...
    learningcurve13 learningcurve13
    41-45, F
    Sep 2, 2008

    Portuguese

    I have been to Portugal, S.Jorge Acores one time where I turned 8 on the plane on the way their, I remember they butchered two-pigs the Acores way, I didn’t like kale soup( I still don’t). My grandma would cook steak and fries for breakfast where I would eat plenty to skip...
    MadDog21 MadDog21
    31-35, M
    1 Response Aug 27, 2012

    And Love It

    the big feet the loud relatives, its the best things ever. when i go to Motta family reunions the tables are piled with food and people i dont know are running up to me giving me bear hugs saying oh i knew you when you were a baby!
    feinarri feinarri
    16-17
    Feb 7, 2010
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 27, 2014

    .

    im  100% poRtuguese.
    realtears realtears
    18-21
    May 24, 2008

    Living Abroad

    Portuguese and living in uk
    Inamilliongirl Inamilliongirl
    18-21, F
    Nov 12, 2012

    Am 1/4th Portuguese!

    my grandmother( Dona Maria Gracinda da Noronha e Conceicao de Sequeira Nazare!) is from portugal,somewhere near lisbon,sintra i think!..her dad was a comandante in the infantry and also commandante dos bombeiros ,he was posted in macau...then,he had to opt for africa or estado...
    nazareth84 nazareth84
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 5, 2008

    Father is full, mother half.

    What does that make me? Either way I don't care. I'm still Portuguese!
    bret18 bret18
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 24, 2014

    Come On!!

    Portuguese people, accuse yourself!!
    ironie ironie
    18-21, F
    Aug 20, 2008

    From My Mother

    I am one-half Portuguese and proud of it. I wasn't raised with the culture. This saddens me. I will write more about this when I can. Viva la Portuguese!
    forgiveisdevine forgiveisdevine
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Oct 29, 2012

    I Am From Lisbon

    I was born in lisbon, and i traveled the world, but my favorite place in my heart is sintra - the montain of the moon.
    Poems Poems
    31-35, M
    4 Responses Sep 6, 2008

    and very proud of it!

    love my country
    TrueLondon TrueLondon
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 6, 2015

    I Am a Portuguese Girl...

    I live in Portugal which to me is a beautiful country, full of history and  brave people. In here in the summer the sun is  amazing and the beaches are to die for.. But what i really like in here is the honesty from the people..
    alexxa alexxa
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Nov 26, 2008

    Portugal is my last "port"

    since a long time.
    Winterness Winterness
    31-35, M
    Feb 22, 2014

    Portuguese Princess

    So my grandmother is full blooded portuguese. Her parents came from the azores when she was only about 8. They lived on a farm full of farm animals. My grandmother use to be in charge of changing the basin that well under the pigs that her father had killed. They made there own...
    DestinyLovexo DestinyLovexo
    16-17, F
    Apr 27, 2012

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    Hi everyone. I'm a young mother of a 3 year old boy. I'm with his dad for almost 5 years. we love each other but things aren't that great. I'm depressive. my life sucks, we're...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 19
    I was born on these islands. They are so far from anywhere. We speak a sort of Portuguese. Soon I shall leave. And go to school in Lisbon.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 11
    So far I know obviously English and a little bit of Spanish, but I also want to learn Portuguese and French and German would be pretty cool. But Spanish is one of main priorities...
    jaydamarie15 jaydamarie15
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 11
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