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Postby CVanessa » Sun, 25 Oct 2009 11:05 am

Is there any other portuguese in Singapore?

I'm searching for new friends in this country, I'm staying here for long so i need to know more people.

I'm a 26 years old portuguese girl and I speak english, portuguese, french and spanish.

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Postby Pablito » Sun, 25 Oct 2009 11:45 am

Hello, you are the one who can clarify one linguistic problem I have.
How do you spell italian "Ciao" in Portugese and in Spanish? "Chao" or "Chau".
There's famous tango of Piazzolla: "Chau Paris". Is it "Hello" or "Bye" or both?
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Postby Oswald216 » Sun, 25 Oct 2009 11:59 am

@Vanessa:
finally a portuguese face around! i ve been looking for you guys all over the place! as i cant send PM in this forum and i dont want to post my email like this, it would be nice if you send me your contact

@pablito:
in spanish it will be chau, though chao is used too - i think no one makes a lot of fuss how to spell chau...
in portuguese from brazil it will rather be chao, as ending o-s are pronounced as u-s

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Postby CVanessa » Sun, 25 Oct 2009 12:04 pm

Pablito wrote:Hello, you are the one who can clarify one linguistic problem I have.
How do you spell italian "Ciao" in Portugese and in Spanish? "Chao" or "Chau".
There's famous tango of Piazzolla: "Chau Paris". Is it "Hello" or "Bye" or both?
Sorry for this offtopic message.



ahhaha it's ok, well ciao is italian, and usually means hello and goodbye, can you show me the music lyric, so it would be easy to understand the meaning of ciao, i guess it means "hello paris".

About the Portuguese "Ciao", we use "Chau" to say goodbye, and in spanish the same, but you can't write it, it's a colloquial expression, an interjection to say goodbye.

We only write that expression when we're chatting or sending an email to a friend, that situation we write "Xau".

hope you're clarified

:)
xau

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Postby CVanessa » Sun, 25 Oct 2009 12:09 pm

Oswald216 wrote:@Vanessa:
finally a portuguese face around! i ve been looking for you guys all over the place! as i cant send PM in this forum and i dont want to post my email like this, it would be nice if you send me your contact

@pablito:
in spanish it will be chau, though chao is used too - i think no one makes a lot of fuss how to spell chau...
in portuguese from brazil it will rather be chao, as ending o-s are pronounced as u-s


Hello Pablito, i guess you're spanish right?
I don't want to post my email too ahahah and i can't send PM too, what can we do?

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Postby Pablito » Sun, 25 Oct 2009 12:11 pm

Thank you guys for your answers, and so fast!
Alas, there's no lyric in this tango, what about music score - will it tell you something? :)
It is so nice tango, like most of Piazzolla's tangos.
I play now it with violinist.
Question was how to put it in the Program. Now I know: "Chau Paris"

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Postby CVanessa » Sun, 25 Oct 2009 12:23 pm

Pablito wrote:Thank you guys for your answers, and so fast!
Alas, there's no lyric in this tango, what about music score - will it tell you something? :)
It is so nice tango, like most of Piazzolla's tangos.
I play now it with violinist.
Question was how to put it in the Program. Now I know: "Chau Paris"

Bye



Sorry for the stupid reply ahahah sure Astor Piazzolla music ahahha ok i'm not that much into Tango, chau there means goodbye

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Postby tigorp » Sun, 14 Feb 2010 11:14 pm

Hi Vanesa,

Even knowing that this post is a bit old I'll reply. Maybe you are still looking for some portuguese speaker.

I am Brazilian and i've been living in Singapore for 1 month. I'm still looking forward to make new friends. In case u wanna be in touch just drop an email at tigorp@gmail.com

Hey Pablito, just adding a comment, in portuguese "bye" is "tchau". Generally this word is not used in normal conversations. People rather use "tchau tchau" (yes, bye twice, like bye bye lol) and also "Até logo" which is almost the same as "see you later"

Cheers,
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hey vanes

Postby TheMasterPiece » Fri, 19 Feb 2010 3:23 pm

jay here,27,m,
we can all arrange a meetup cum gathering

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Postby raylistic87 » Mon, 22 Feb 2010 2:29 am

23, man from singapore if you dont mind. Are you working here in singapore?

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Postby BMartins » Tue, 31 Aug 2010 5:07 pm

Oi Vanessa, aida estaras em contacto com este Forum ? Sou portugues e acabo de chegar aqui. Sera que ha aqui portugueses em Singapore ?

Um abraço.

Bruno.

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