nag (to)encher o saco de (alguém); dar bronca em, atazanar, resmungar, reclamar = to find fault; to complain; "my parents are always nagging me to clean my room"
nail (n) / nail (to)1) unha / 2) prego // pregar
naiveingênuo = having or expressing innocence and credulity; ingenuous; "a naive belief that all people are good"; "a naive view of the world"; "the plan seems a little naive"
name / namelessnome / to know by name = conhecer de nome / by the name of = com o nome de / in the name of = em nome de // anônimo, desconhecido
namelyespecificamente, isto é, a saber = that is, that is to say = videlicet, viz
nannybabá = a person, usually with special training, employed to care for children in a household
napsoneca, cochilo / to take a nap = tirar um cochilo = to slumber; to doze; to snooze
nappyfralda (UK) = diaper (US)
narrative narração, narrativa
narthexátrio = an enclosed passage between the main entrance and the nave of a church
nasty1) desagradável, ruim, maldoso, malvado = unpleasant; "nasty smell of garbage"; "a nasty person"; "nasty job"; "nasty remark"; "nasty words"; "the medicine left a nasty taste in my mouth" // 2) obsceno, indecente = filthy; "nasty language"; "she called him a few nasty names and left" ; "he said lots of nasty things about her"
native nativo = non foreign
naturalnatural; "it's natural to the users"
nature natureza
naughty1) travesso, levado, desobediente = disobedient; "naughty child"; "naughty kid" // 2) picante (story, film) = connected with sex; improper, indecent; "a naughty joke"; "naughty story"
nautilusnáutilo, espécide de molusco = a sea creature living in a shell shaped like a spiral, with a pearly interior.
navelumbigo = belly button
navigate (to) / navigation1) navegar, pilotar (barco, avião) = to plan, direct or plot the path or position of (a ship, an aircraft, etc; ) to sail // 2) navegar (Internet); to navigate on the Web // navegação
NavyMarinha = the warships and supplies used for fighting at sea, belonging to a country
nearperto, próximo / close at hand, near at hand, nearby = por perto, próximo
neat1) limpo; asseado, bem-arrumado = clean, tidy, trim; "a neat room"; "the books had been stacked up in neat piles"
necessary / necessity necessário; "we had all the necessary ingredients" / to be necessary for // necessidade = need
necklace colar; (obs.: bead = conta de colar)
necklinedecote = cleavage
need (to) / need (n) / needlessprecisar; necessitar // necessidade = necessity; "there is a great need for change" /customer needs = necessidades do cliente / if need be = se necessário // desnecessário; inútil
neglect (to) / neglect (n) / neglectfulnegligenciar; desprezar; descuidar = to disregard; to despise / (obs.: to regard = considerar, ter consideração) // negligência = negligence; "a house left in total neglect" // negligente
negotiate (to) / negotiationnegociar / negociação = deal; bargain
neighbor; neighbour / neighborhood vizinho = a person or thing that is near or next to another; "we just moved here so haven't met the neighbors yet" // vizinhança; cercania; arredores = outskirts, surroundings
nemesisretribuição; castigo justo = just punishment
nephew / niecesobrinho / sobrinha
nerd1) gênio, pessoa apaixonada por computadores, etc = geek, a person who is very interested in technical subjects, computers, etc. / 2) pessoa esquisita; anti-social
net (n) / net (adj)1) rede de pescar, pegar borboletas, etc; "fishermen mending their nets ; "the fisherman caught a few fish in his net" / fishing net = rede de pescar // 2) rede de tênis, futebol, vôlei, etc // líquido (preço, lucro, peso, etc); net price; net profit; net weight; net sales = faturamento líquido; (obs.: oposto é gross = bruto)
netherbaixo, inferior; = lying beneath the earth's surface; lower, under; "Netherlands"; "the nether regions"; "his nether lip"
networkrede de comunicações, rede de computadores; local area network (LAN); wide area network (WAN); "network of special radio towers"
neuter neutro (gramática)
new / newlynovo // New Year's Day = Dia de Ano Novo // recém = recently; "newly arrived professor" / newlywed = recém-casado = a person recently married
news / newspapernotícia = new information or a report about something that has happened recently; a report of recent events (obs.: noun plural but singular in construction; ex.: news is good); "no news is good news" / news agency = agencia de notícias / breaking news = últimas notícias; notícias de última hora // jornal
newsletterrelatório técnico especializado = news report to a special group
newsstandbanca de jornal = a stall or other place at which newspapers, often magazines, and sometimes candy and other items are sold
nibble (n) / nibble (to)mordidela, pedacinho / morder, mordiscar = eat or chew in small bits; "nibbling a cracker"
nicebom, bonito, legal, agradável, amável, amigável, gentil, simpático / nice day; nice girl; nice person; nice time; nice trip; nice weather / "nice to meet you"; "nice to see you again"; "have a nice trip"; "we had a very nice dinner"; "it's nice to be back home"
niche nicho = a distinct segment of a market / market niche = nicho de mercado; niche marketing = marketing de nicho (obs.: contrário é mass marketing = marketing de massa) / industry niche = nicho
niggard avarento, sovina, mesquinho, pão-duro = mean, stingy, miser
nightnoite / night-club = boate
nightmarepesadelo = a frightening or terrifying dream that produces feelings of great fear and anxiety.
nilzero = another word for nothing (obs.: used esp in the scoring of certain games)
nimble ágil, ligeiro, esperto = active, brisk, deft
nipple1) mamilo = the dark part of the breast where, in the female, milk is sucked by a baby / 2) bico de mamadeira
node1) ponto de interseção; nó = a centering point of parts, lines, etc., that come together; "Birmingham is an important node in the UK's transport network" / 2) nódulo = a small lump or mass of tissue in body; "lymph node"
nominate (to) / nomination / nomineenomear, alocar, designarr = to appoint; to assign; to allocate // nomeação, alocação // pessoa nomeada, pessoa alocada
nonchalantindiferente, desinteressado; "his nonchalant manner infuriated me"
noodlemacarrão, talharim = pasta
nookcanto, recanto, refúgio = a small space or corner that is inside something; "an old house full of nooks and crannies = uma casa velha cheia de cantos e recantos"; "we found a shady nook under an old oak tree = encontramos um recanto à sombra de um velho carvalho"; every nook and cranny = todos os cantos e recantos
noon meio-dia = midday
nopenão (informal); "have you finished the book yet? nope"
north / northernnorte / setentrional, do norte
notary / notarize (to) tabelião = notary public / notary office = cartório // reconhecer firma
notationnotação = system of signs or symbols
notch / notch (to)1) entalhe, corte em V = a V-shaped cut or indentation / 2) passagem entre montanhas = a narrow passage between mountains // // entalhar, chanfrar
note (to) / note (n)1) notar; reparar; "did you note what he said?" / 2) anotar, tomar nota = to take notes, to write down // 1) nota, anotação, apontamento, bilhete, lembrete / note pad = bloco de anotação / to take notes = tomar nota / 2) nota (dinheiro) = bank note = piece of paper money; "a bundle of fifty-dollar notes" / 3) nota musical = musical note
notebook1) caderno / 2) notebook (computador portátil)
nothingnada / for nothing = free of charge = de graça / nothing doing! = nada feito! / nothing new! = nada de novo! / to have nothing to do with = não ter nada a ver com
notice (n) / notice (to) / noticeableaviso; "we read the notice on the wall" / at short notice = em cima da hora, de última hora / notice of loss = claim notice = aviso de sinistro (seguros) / to get a month's notice = receber aviso prévio // notar; perceber = to realize; "his absence wasn't noticed" / to take notice of = to take note of = prestar atenção // perceptível = perceivable
notify (to) notificar; informar = to inform; to give notice to; to let know
notwithstandingapesar de = in spite of; despite
nourish (to) / nourishmentalimentar, nutrir = to feed, to foster, to nurture // alimentação, nutrição
novel (n) / novel (adj) / noveltyromance (literatura); "crime novel"; "detective novel"; "historical novel" // novo, original = new and different from what has been known before; fresh; original; "novel solutions to old problems"; "novel approach"; "novel idea" /// novidade = something new or unusual; "brought novelty to the old way of doing business" / novel itens = novidades (artigos, itens)
noviceprincipiante, novato = beginner
nuancenuance = a slight difference or distinction, as in expression, meaning, color, tone, etc
nuclearnuclear / nuclear plant = usina nuclear
nucleus núcleo, cerne, âmago = kernel, core, central part
nudge (n) / nudge (to)cotovelada, cutucada / cutucar
nuisance incômodo, chateação; "ants are a nuisance at a picnic"
nullnulo; inválido
numb / numbnessentorpecido, paralisado / entorpecimento, torpor
number / numerical1) número, numeral = the symbol used to represent a number; figure, digit / cardinal number; ordinal number / even number = número par; odd number = número ímpar / whole number = número inteiro / telephone number / number of people / in round number = aproximadamente / 2) número (de revista, etc) = one of a series, as of a magazine or periodical / back number of a magazine = número atrasado de uma revista /// numérico
nunfreira; "she decided to devote her life to religion and become a nun"
nunneryconvento de freiras = a building or group of buildings for nuns;
nurse / nursingenfermeiro, enfermeira // enfermagem / nursing home = clínica de repouso, casa de repouso; asilo = retirement home
nursery 1) berçário, creche / nursery school = escola maternal // 2) viveiro de plantas = a place where young trees or other plants are raised
nurture (to)1) alimentar; nutrir = to feed, to foster, to nourish // 2) criar; educar = to rear; to educate
nut 1) noz, castanha, amêndoa / brazil nut = castanha-do-pará / cashew nut = castanha de caju // 2) porca, parafuso // to be nuts about = ser doido por; gostar muito; "he's nuts about tennis"; "both of them are nuts about jazz" / to go nuts = enlouquecer = to craze
nutmegnoz-moscada (Myristica fragrans)
nutshellcasca de noz = shell of a nut // in a nutshell = briefly, in a few words = em resumo; em poucas palavras; "that, in a nutshell, is our story"