PAULISTA VS. PAULISTANO
What is the difference between a “Paulista” and a “Paulistano” in Brazilian Portuguese?
-A Paulista is a native or inhabitant of the state of São Paulo.
-A Paulistano is a native or inhabitant of the city of São Paulo.
If there are any other groups of similar words in Portuguese that get you confused please share them in the comments below. Thanks everyone!
Meanwhile, here are some other common mistakes made by Portuguese students: