Can European Portuguese and European Spanish speakers understand each other?

I know the languages have their similarities but obviously they are two different language? Also what about Latin American Spanish and European Spanish speakers? Brazillian and European Portuguese speakers? And any other combo of the four langages (or form of languages I should say I suppose)? Can they all... show more I know the languages have their similarities but obviously they are two different language?

Also what about Latin American Spanish and European Spanish speakers? Brazillian and European Portuguese speakers? And any other combo of the four langages (or form of languages I should say I suppose)?

Can they all understand each other?

I think if they could all somewhat understand each other that would be pretty cool.

Also are Spanish and Portuguese have gender specified dialogue (for lack of a better word) like French and I think Italian?
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