South American Countries and Nationalities

Learn how to say the names of South American countries and nationalities in English. Below you will find:

• Names for each South American country, commonly used in English (ie: Have you ever been to Brazil?)

• An adjective used to describe things from that particular country (ie: She’s interestedin Brazilian culture.)

• A nationality adjective, used to describe the people from that country (ie: The team drafted some Brazilian football players.)

• A noun used to describe the inhabitant of that particular country (ie: Most Brazilians enjoy watching football.)


South America


Country

Adjective

Nationality

Inhabitant

Argentina

Argentine / Argentinian

Argentine / Argentinian

Argentine / Argentinian

Bolivia

Bolivian

Bolivian

Bolivian

Brazil

Brazilian

Brazilian

Brazilian

Chile

Chilean

Chilean

Chilean

Colombia

Colombian

Colombian

Colombian

Ecuador

Ecuadorian

Ecuadorian

Ecuadorian

Paraguay

Paraguayan

Paraguayan

Paraguayan

Peru

Peruvian

Peruvian

Peruvian

Uruguay

Uruguayan

Uruguayan

Uruguayan

Venezuela

Venezuelan

Venezuelan

Venezuelan