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Livros de referência para estudar fonética e fonologia

Quero pedir recomendações de livros didáticos direcionados à aprendizagem da fonética e fonologia do português. Prefiro obras que sejam consideradas de referência desde o nível de iniciado ao avançado....
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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We're soon Leaving Beta

Great news After many years as a beta site, Portuguese SE will soon graduate into a full-fledged site! The main aspect of this change is symbolic: it's a recognition of Portuguese Language's maturity ...
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Sites com separação silábica e sílaba tónica

Procuro um site que faça ou tenha a separação silábica com sílaba tónica das palavras em português.
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #1 on Portuguese Language has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Announcing a Pro Tempore election for 2021

Summary: Portuguese Language Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for a special election on June 28 to bring in one more moderator. Despite the lack of interaction on the interest check post,...
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2021 Potential Moderator Election: Community Interest Check [duplicate]

English It's time for us to consider holding an election for moderators for Portuguese.SE. We haven't had one of these before here: all moderators have been appointed by Stack Exchange. Right now we ...
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2020: a year in moderation

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Should we make the [significado] tag a synonym to the [semântica] one?

In the context of tags I see no difference - or is there a relevant distinction I'm missing?
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Perguntas do tipo, "será que existe uma palavra portuguesa assim?"

Eu costumo ter dúvidas do tipo, "existe uma palavra portuguesa que parece como <assim> e com significado parecido a <assim>?". Seríam bem-vindos neste site perguntas deste tipo? Acho que ...
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Difficulties when learning portuguese

English For non-native speakers/learners of portuguese: What do you think is the greatest difficulty you find when studying/reading/writing/speaking? Is it the difference between ser and estar, ...
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Let's reach a final decision on where should resources ("recursos" and "recursos-online") go?

Two years ago (2018) I've asked whether resources questions belong to the Meta or to the main site and advocated that they belong to the main site (for instance, they are not technical questions, or ...
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Is there an European Portuguese free online dictionary that includes pronunciation?

I'm looking for an online European Portuguese dictionary with pronunciation sound. Is there one?
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Should we have translation golf in Portuguese SE?

I noticed in Spanish SE, there’s a challenge called Translation Golf, which aims to engage SE users to actively contribute Spanish translations of a given English text. I thought it would be a good ...
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Livros com origens de expressões populares

Reparei que, neste site, uma pergunta recorrente é "qual é a origem desta expressão?". Alguém sabe/recomenda algum livro (ou outro tipo de suporte) que contenha as origens históricas de diferentes ...
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2019: a year in moderation

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Seria possivel incluir uma tag `morfema`?

Eu gostava de levantar a questão se a comunidade acha útil e pertinente incluir uma tag morfemas no stackexchange em Português? Pergunto isto por várias razões: Sempre gostei de tentar pensar em ...
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Procedimentos para a sugestão de remoção de um tag que não tenha explicação

Enquanto aguardava resposta a uma questão que partilhei, recebi uma notificação de uma proposta de edição, que era somente a remoção de um tag (como vemos na imagem abaixo). Uma vez procurando por ...
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When is a question too trivial?

A question asked today, "Camundongo vs rato!", can easily be answered by merely checking the two words in a dictionary -- writing the question probably took longer than finding the answer (though not ...
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Should we delete the tag "alfabeto"?

Its scope seems excessively limited and, having been applied to a total of six questions so far, the tag alfabeto seems unnecessary to me. Especially as, of these 6 questions, 2 are actually about ...
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2018: a year in moderation

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Should I accept my own answer?

ENGLISH: In stackoverflow it is simple. If something solved your problem, you can post it and check it as the accepted answer. However, in Portuguese — being it a Humanity, a language — there may ...
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Should we *finally* allow reference questions on main?

Let's migrate resources questions to the main site? It's been two years since this question has been asked. It has already received 11 up-votes and the highest-up-voted answer suggests reference ...
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Resources for learning European Portuguese [closed]

Based on feedback I've received from native Portuguese speakers, it seems that most of the online or other language learning resources I've found teach Brazilian Portuguese. However, despite living ...
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Posso perguntar sobre Ciências Sociais e Humanas?

É adequado fazer perguntas sobre Ciências Sociais e Humanas neste site? Assim como definidas na Wikipedia? Ciências Sociais Ciências Humanas
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Sobre o uso das tags tradução e tradução-inglês

Levanto a discussão por conta desta questão. Ela utiliza as duas tags, tradução e a tradução-inglês Em perguntas que peçam a tradução de uma certa palavra ou expressão do ...
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Quais dicionários de português (brasileiro) são confiáveis?

Lá fora, eu vejo que o dicionário mantido pela Oxford é bem consagrado. Aqui no Brasil, eu acabo tendo essa dúvida. Até onde eu sei, nenhuma universidade tem um projeto do tipo. Isso atrapalha um ...
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What is a good online source of Brazilian Portuguese language rules?

I'm using nativlang.com at the moment (example of a rule there), but it seems to be rules there are too simplified and lack a lot of details. What is a better resource online to study Brazilian ...
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In which language the questions should be asked? [duplicate]

I see some questions in english and others in portuguese and I'm always in doubt. The questions should be asked in portuguese, english or whatever? Vejo algumas perguntas em inglês outras em ...
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Are questions about Mirandês on-topic?

Are questions about Mirandês on-topic in our site? Mirandês is a language spoken in Northeastern Portugal. It is the second official language of the Portuguese Republic. One example question, could ...
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A pergunta "What is the translation for “over-ordering”?" nao está a ter feedback suficiente da comunidade?

A pergunta "What is the translation for “over-ordering”?" nao parece ter sido muito bem recebida pela comunidade. O texto atual da pergunta é o seguinte: I know that in the sentence: The ...
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Resources for etymological research―Recursos para investigação etimológica

I’m quite fond of history of phrases, words, and even spelling, and after a year and so here I’ve located quite a few useful resources for research on these subjects (no quite sure we can call all ...
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Winter Bash 2016

Português No ano que passou já tivemos este evento onde podemos ganhar chapéus para comemorar esta época do final ano: Announcing Winter Bash 2015. O Winter Bash começa no dia 19 de dezembro deste ...
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Is asking to translate a short paragraph from English to Portuguese on topic here?

I want to see if I'm allowed to ask such a question in the main site? Would you please translate the following paragraphs into Portuguese? a proposal for creating a remote sensing and ...
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Como lidar com perguntas que misturam especificidades de programação e de linguística?

Achei interessante a pergunta How to distinguish Brazilian Portuguese from European Portuguese porque ela nem é sobre programação nem é sobre língua portuguesa, ou antes é sobre as duas. Á primeira ...
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Estamos abertos a aceitar perguntas sobre vocábulos ou traduções sem exemplos claros?

Coloco esta perguntar depois de ler: Palavra portuguesa para ''Quantile'' (Eng.) Como digo “zoom” em português? Qual a diferença entre curtir e perar? Uma premissa básica é que um signo é a relação ...
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Estamos abertos a qualquer tipo de pergunta que verse sobre a língua portuguesa?

Meu questionamento tem a ver com essa pergunta e pela reação de alguns colegas ao meu "closevote". Talvez para os colegas de além-mar a pergunta nada tenha de extraordinário uma vez que as palavras "...
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Da absurdidade de um limite mínimo para edição de uma pergunta

Estou a tentar editar esta pergunta, que tem um erro gramatical no exemplo dado. Com "você", conjuga-se na 3ª pessoa, penso eu. No entanto, quando tento editar a pergunta, recebo uma mensagem de erro ...
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Are the tags "etimologia", "origem-histórica" and "origem" synonyms? [duplicate]

What do you think about these three tags: etimologia origem-histórica origem Are they synonymous? Why?
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Happy birthday — taking stock of our first year

Today it’s the first anniversary of Portuguese Language SE. So it’s a good time to take stock of how far we’ve come. Here are a few stats I got from around the site. We now have 836 questions and 1,...
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About answers that just add to other answers

When reading the answers to questions here on Portuguese SE, it's possible to find answers that don't really take the question as whole, but just complements another answer by adding more information ...
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Should we split some questions in two?

When I read this question about the etymology of rabicó and xuxinha today I asked myself: shouldn’t this question actually be two separate questions? The only thing that connects the two words is that ...
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Good practice in posts that just copy-paste other sites

I found two answers that consist of a single copy-paste of another site with the source given at the end. The text itself is not marked as a quote, nor there is any indication that the whole answer is ...
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Should grammatical errors in the examples of a question be corrected?

I improved a question, but it includes two examples which have several grammatical errors; I am not sure if they should be corrected. Where the examples pertain to the question being asked, it's ...
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Why the recent spike in the number of questions?

I suppose nobody failed to notice the current question deluge; or the dearth that went before it. In case you have, here are numbers: Average number of questions per week 4 weeks ...
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Portuguese Language não é um site de língua portuguesa?

Existem algumas perguntas que devemos usar a língua inglesa para ajudar a compreensão dos estrangeiros, mas não estamos exagerando? Acho os usuários que se interessam pela língua portuguesa devem se ...
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What should we do with questions related to computing?

Consider the following questions? How can I type accented letters, like ç, on elementary OS? How can I type accented letters? How many different keyboard layouts are there for Portuguese? Are there ...
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Is this recent question about job post semantics on-topic?

The question in question: How are salaries listed in Brazil? If I understand it correctly, it asks whether a listed salary (using the word salário) in Brazil is normally understood to mean a monthly, ...
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Are questions that can easily be answered by any dictionary considered off-topic?

Let's assume I ask the following question: Eu li recentemente, em um jornal de expressão nacional, a palavra "porisso" e que me parece estar errada, pois eu aprendi na escola que o correto é "por ...
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