Saying most in Portuguese isn't that obvious. The confusion comes from the fact that in English, we use most to talk about two different things:
- NUMBER: Most of time it's rainy.
- DEGREE: I like rainy weather the most.
In Portuguese these are expressed in different ways, depending on the context.
When talking about the NUMBER of something, use MAIORIA. Like this:
*NOTICE that a maioria is a feminine word. It stands by itself and does not change gender even if you say "A maioria das mulheres ..." or, "A maioria dos homens..."
When talking about DEGREE of something there are more options. Let's look at some examples: