I

See also: Appendix:Variations of "i"

Translingual

Unicode nameLATIN CAPITAL LETTER I
Unicode blockBasic Latin
CodepointU+0049
H Basic LatinJ

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Alternative forms

Letter

I upper case (lower case i)

  1. The ninth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.

I upper case (lower case ı)

  1. The letter i without a dot above, in both the upper case and the lower case versions.

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Symbol

I

  1. (chemistry) Symbol for iodine.
  2. (physics) Isotopic spin.
  3. (license plate codes) Italy
  4. (physics, electronics) Electrical current.
  5. (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for isoleucine
  6. (mathematics, linear algebra) identity matrix
  7. (analysis, topology) the (closed) unit interval; [0, 1]
  8. (inorganic chemistry) Specifying an oxidation state of 1

Cardinal number

I (upper case Roman numeral, lower case i)

  1. cardinal number one.

Usage notes

In titles, this is read as "the first" in English, so George I is read George the first.

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Other representations of I:

References


English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English I, ik (also ich), from Old English ih, ic (I), from Proto-Germanic *ik, *ek (I), from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂ (I). Cognate with Scots I, ik, A (I), West Frisian ik (I), Dutch ik (I), Low German ik (I), German ich (I), Bavarian I (I), Danish jeg (I), Norwegian jeg, eg (I), Norwegian I (I) (dialectal), Swedish jag (I), Icelandic ég, eg (I), Latin ego (I), Ancient Greek ἐγώ (egṓ), Russian я (ja, I), Lithuanian (I). See also ich.

Pronoun

I (first person singular subject personal pronoun, objective me, possessive my, possessive pronoun mine, reflexive myself)

  1. The speaker or writer, referred to as the grammatical subject, of a sentence.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.ii:
      It ill beseemes a knight of gentle sort, / Such as ye haue him boasted, to beguile / A simple mayd, and worke so haynous tort, / In shame of knighthood, as I largely can report.

Usage notes

Synonyms
Translations
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Noun

I (uncountable)

  1. (metaphysics) The ego.
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Letter

I (upper case, lower case i, plural Is or I's)

  1. The ninth letter of the English alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.
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Number

I (upper case, lower case i)

  1. The ordinal number ninth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.

Etymology 3

Abbreviation.

Noun

I (countable and uncountable, plural Is)

  1. (US, roadway) interstate
  2. (grammar) Abbreviation of instrumental case.

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Statistics


American Sign Language

Letter

(Stokoe I)

  1. The letter I

Azeri

Letter

I upper case (lower case ı)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Azeri alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Danish

FWOTD - 5 November 2015

Etymology

From Old Norse ír, variant of ér, from Proto-Germanic *jūz, from Proto-Indo-European *yū́.

Pronunciation

Pronoun

I (objective jer, possessive jeres)

  1. (personal) you, you all (second person plural)
    I må ikke gå derind!
    You can't go in there!
    • 2014, Diverse forfattere, Fire uger blev til fire år - og andre beretninger, Lindhardt og Ringhof (ISBN 9788711336083)
      Og så er der forresten lidt mere med det samme: I må love os een ting. mor og far, I må ikke efterligne os unge! — For gør I det, ja, så kommer I til at se så morsomme ud. — I må ikke prøve på at løbe fra jeres alder, for det kan I alligevel ikke.
      And by the way, there's something else: You must promise us one thing, mum and dad, you may not imitate us young! — For if you do, you will look so funny. — you may not try to run way from your age, for you can't do that anyway.
    • 1981, Mogens Wolstrup, Vild hyben: danske forfattere skriver om jalousi
      Men det er ikke jeres skyld, siger Ditte. I er unge og kloge. I er grimme og fantastisk smukke. I har modet! I er på rette vej med jeres show. Jeg føler med jeres oprør, og måske derfor kunne jeg ikke klare mere. Jeres hud er glat, I er startet i tide.
      But it is not your fault, Ditte says. You are young and intelligent. You are ugly and amazingly beautiful. You have the courage! You are on the right path with your show. I feel with your rebellion, and perhaps for that reason, I couldn't take any more. Your skin is smooth, you started in time.
    • 2011, Per Ullidtz, Absalons Europa, BoD – Books on Demand (ISBN 9788771142396), page 229
      Og lidt senere ”I har hørt at det er sagt: øje for øje og tand for tand. Men jeg siger jer, at I må ikke sætte jer imod det onde; men dersom nogen giver dig et slag på din højre kind, da vend ham også den anden til! ...
      And a little later ”you have heard it said: an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I say to you, you may not resist evil; but if anyone hits you on the right cheek, turn the other towards [whoever hit you]! ...

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Letter

I (capital, lowercase i)

  1. The ninth letter of the Dutch alphabet.

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Esperanto

Letter

I (upper case, lower case i)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Esperanto alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.

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Finnish

Letter

I (upper case, lower case i)

  1. The ninth letter of the Finnish alphabet, called ii and written in the Latin script.

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Abbreviation

I

  1. improbatur

German

Pronunciation

Letter

I (upper case, lower case i)

  1. The ninth letter of the German alphabet.

Italian

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Pronunciation

Letter

I m, f (invariable lower case, i)

  1. The ninth letter of the Italian alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.

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Latvian

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Etymology

Proposed in 1908 as part of the new Latvian spelling by the scientific commission headed by K. Mīlenbahs, which was accepted and began to be taught in schools in 1909. Prior to that, Latvian had been written in German Fraktur, and sporadically in Cyrillic.

Pronunciation

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Letter

I

I (upper case, lower case i)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.

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Malay

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Pronunciation

Letter

I

  1. The ninth letter of the Malay alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Middle English

Alternative forms

Etymology

Old English , from Proto-Indo-European. More at English I

Pronunciation

Pronoun

I

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

Pronoun

I

  1. (dialect) I: a first-person singular personal pronoun
  2. (rare, archaic) you: a second-person plural nominative pronoun


Portuguese

Letter

I (upper case, lower case i)

  1. The ninth letter of the Portuguese alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Romanian

Pronunciation

Letter

I (capital, lowercase i)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Romanian alphabet generally representing the phoneme /i/. Preceded by H and followed by Î.

Usage notes


Saanich

Pronunciation

Letter

I

  1. The eleventh letter of the Saanich alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Skolt Sami

Pronunciation

Letter

I (lower case i)

  1. The sixteenth letter of the Skolt Sami alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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Slovene

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Letter

I (capital, lowercase i)

  1. The 10th letter of the Slovene alphabet. Preceded by H and followed by J.

Somali

Pronunciation

Letter

I upper case (lower case i)

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Somali alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.

Usage notes

  1. The twenty-fifth letter of the Somali alphabet, which follows Arabic abjad order. It is preceded by E and followed by O.

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Spanish

Letter

I (upper case, lower case i)

  1. The ninth letter of the Spanish alphabet.

Abbreviation

I

  1. Ilustre
    La I municipalidad de Valparaíso.

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Swedish ī, ir, from Old Norse ír, variant of ér, from Proto-Germanic *jūz, from Proto-Indo-European *yū́.

Pronoun

I (personal pronoun)

  1. (archaic) you (second-person plural nominative)

Synonyms


Turkish

Letter

I (upper case, lower case ı)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Turkish alphabet, called ı and written in the Latin script.

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Vietnamese

Pronunciation

Letter

I (upper case, lower case i)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Vietnamese alphabet, called i or i ngắn and written in the Latin script.

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