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Accented vowels, cedillas (see below), diphthongs, digraphs (including ch), etc. The alphabet is a b c d e f g h i j l m n o p q r s t u v x z with additional characters á à â ã ç é ê í ó ô õ ú. The alphabet, when pronounced, is similar to Spanish: á bê cê dê é efe gê agá i jota ele eme ene ó pê quê erre esse tê u vê xis zê.
The letters k (ká/kápa), w (vê duplo/duplo vê/dábliu/dâbliu), and y (ípsilão/ípsilon) are usually used only in words of foreign origin.
Swahili is a Bantu language spoken in Tanzania, Burundi, Congo (Kinshasa) Kenya, Mayotte, Mozambique, Oman, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Uganda, UAE and the USA.
Patronymics are still in use, including mandatory use, in many countries worldwide, although their use has largely been replaced by or transformed into patronymic surnames.
Examples of such transformations include common English surnames such as Johnson (son of John).
It has a unique mix of Indian and Portuguese cultures and architecture that attracts an estimated 2.5 million visitors each year (including about 400,000 foreign tourists).
In Goa, prostitution is present in different forms.