Portuguese verbs are conjugated for each person. The conjugation consists of an ending placed on the verb stem. For the first person singular, Portuguese verbs typically use the ending '-o'. Important to note is that pronouns are not used with the verb in Portuguese except to create emphasis. This means that, unlike English, the verb is in general used without a pronoun.
Portuguese is spoken in Portugal and Brazil as well as in Angola and Mozambique. It is also spoken in Cape Verde, São Tome e Principe, Goa, Macau, and East Timor. The number if speakers worldwide is estimated at 177 million people.
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