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P is the 16th letter of the Latin alphabet. Semitic PÍ (mouth) as well as Greek Π or π (Pi) and the Etruscan and Latin letters that developed from the former alphabet all symbolized /p/.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

Those who speak Arabic usually have difficulty pronouncing this sound; they pronounce like b instead.

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