About the Portuguese language
According to Wikipedia, Portuguese "is one of the world's major languages, ranked sixth according to number of native speakers (over 200 million). It is the language with the largest number of speakers in South America (188 million, over 51% of the continent's population), and also a major lingua franca in Africa."
Portuguese is the official language of Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Mozambique, and has co-official status in East Timor, Macau, and Equatorial Guinea.
About this forum
This is the little corner where we'll be dealing with issues surrounding the task of translating our Handbook into Portuguese. If you are a Portuguese speaker, please join us! The more we translate, the more we make Wikidot ours.
Eduardo R. Ribeiro
Macro-Jê linguistics, &c.