Saturday, 7 May 2016

Brazilian Colloquialisms, Sayings, and Slang #103

Né? - Eh?/Huh?/Yeah?/Innit?/Right?

An interjection used at the end of sentence for emphasis.

Particularly popular in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais.

Literally, it’s a contraction of Não é? (Isn’t it/is it not?).

ex. Tá frio hoje, né? - It’s cold today, eh?

Te vejo amanhã à tarde, né? - I’ll see you tomorrow afternoon, right/yeah?

is the colloquial shortened form of está (she/he/it is)

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