the sixteenth letter of the English alphabet, is a nonvocal consonant whose form and value come from the Latin, into which language the letter was brought, through the ancient Greek, from the Phoenician, its probable origin being Egyptian. Etymologically P is most closely related to b, f, and v; as hobble, hopple; father, paternal; recipient, receive. See B, F, and M.

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abet, alp, alpha, alphabet, brought, brow, consonant, egyptian, etym, etymological, father, greek, green, gyp, hob, hobble, hoe, hopple, logically, nonvocal, recipient, sixteen, sixteenth, sonant, teen, vocal

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