Portuguese of East Timor

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Portuguese of East Timor

Postby aaakknu » 2019-09-24, 3:16

Are pronunciation and vocabulary used in East Timor closer to Portuguese or Brazilian dialects?
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Re: Portuguese of East Timor

Postby Luís » 2019-09-24, 8:55

It's closer to European Portuguese. East Timor was administered by Portugal up until 1975, so it's not surprising. If you listen to people like Xanana Gusmão, Ximenes Belo or José Ramos-Horta (former presidents and/or Nobel Peace Prize winners) their accent is pretty standard.
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Re: Portuguese of East Timor

Postby aaakknu » 2019-09-28, 5:39

Thank you for answering.
I guessed so, but needed a confirmation from someone who knows better.
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