Complete Definition of "i"

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Image:Latin I.png|thumb|Common forms of i
Etymology 1
Image:Greek uc iota.png|left|20px|Greek Ι (I, “Iota”), from which Latin upper case and lower case i were derived
Lower case variation of upper case term|I, from Gr.|mul letter term|scGrek|Ι|trI||Iota.<br clear="left" />

Letter
infl|mul|letter|lower case||upper case|I

  1. form of|lower case form|I The ninth lower case letter of the classical Latin alphabet and many variations thereof, including the English alphabet.

Usage notes
The letter term|i is used in the International Phonetic Alphabet and in several romanization systems to represent a high tense front unrounded vowel (IPA|/i/, such as the sound of i in Spanish and Italian term|mi|mi and in English term|machine|machine.

See also
Derived symbols
j

ɨ — International Phonetic Alphabet|IPA
İ and ı — Turkish

Similar and related symbols
Ι and ι — Greek
І and і — Cyrillic I, used in Belarusian and Ukrainian
Ӏ — Cyrillic palochka, used in the Caucasian languages
ا — Arabic (alif)
1 — Arabic numeral
Ꭵ — Cherokee (IPA: ə̃) (SAMPA: @~)
ᛁ — Runic
ɪ — International Phonetic Alphabet|IPA

Etymology 2
sense|mathematics, imaginary number abbreviation of term|imaginary
sense|computer programming, generic index abbreviation of term|index

Symbol
infl|mul|symbol

  1. mathematics|often in italics or bold the unit imaginary number that is the positive square root of -1. Graphically, i is shown on the vertical (y-axis) plane.
  2. engineering|often in bold the current flow in a circuit in amperes.
  3. context|computer programming a common variable name representing a generic index, especially in loops

Synonyms
sense|mathematics, imaginary number that is the positive square root of -1 j
sense|computer programming, common variable name representing a generic index j

Etymology 3
Lower case form of upper case roman numeral I, appearently derived from the shape of a notch scored across a tally stick.

Alternative forms
I, Ⅰ, ⅰ

Numeral
infl|mul|numeral|lower case Roman numeral||upper case|I

  1. cardinal number|cardinal number one.

See also
Next: ii (two|2)
w:Roman numerals|Roman numerals


English

Etymology
OF. term|i|langfro, from L. term|i|Ä«|langla, from Etruscan term|I (i).

Pronunciation
sense|phoneme IPA|/aɪ/|/ɪ/
sense|letter name IPA|/aɪ/, SAMPA|/aI/, enPR|/ī/
audio|en-us-i.ogg|Audio (US)
rhymes|aɪ

Homophones
aye, eye

Letter
infl|en|letter|lower case||upper case|I|plural|Is, is, I’s, i’s

  1. The ninth letter of the Appendix:Roman script|English alphabet.

Usage notes
The English letter term|i represents many different sounds, often the diphthong IPAchar|/aɪ/ (from Middle English IPAchar|/iː/), as in the pronoun term|I, or IPAchar|/ɪ/ as in term|bit|bit.


Bosnian

Conjunction
infl|bs|conjunction

  1. and

Catalan

Etymology
From L.|ca term|et|lang=la||and.

Conjunction
infl|ca|conjunction

  1. and; used to connect two similar words, phrases, sentences, etc.; as well as; together with; in addition to.

#: Hi ha moltes colomes i teuladins — There are many pigeons and sparrows.
#: Ella escriu els articles i ell els il·lustra amb els seus dibuixos — She writes the articles and he illustrates them with his drawings.


Cornish

Pronoun
i

  1. they

Croatian

Conjunction
infl|hr|conjunction

  1. and

Danish

Preposition
infl|da|preposition

  1. in, inside.

Irish

Pronunciation
IPA|lang=ga|/ɪ/

Preposition
i (triggers eclipsis)

  1. in

Alternative forms
Combined with definite article:
sa (before consonants), san (before vowels): in the (singular|sg.) (triggers lenition)
sna: in the (plural|pl.) (adds h to vowels)

Inflected forms:
First person|1singular|sg. ionam &ndash; in me
Second person|2singular|sg. ionat &ndash; in you (singular|sg.)
Third person|3singular|sg.masculine|m. ann &ndash; in him, in it
Third person|3singular|sg.feminine|f. inti &ndash; in her, in it
First person|1plural|pl. ionainn &ndash; in us
Second person|2plural|pl. ionaibh &ndash; in you (plural|pl.)
Third person|3plural|pl.masculine|m. iontu &ndash; in them

Category:Irish prepositions


Italian

Article
i

  1. Masculine plural definite article, used before words beginning with a single consonant other than z (gli used in other cases)

Japanese

ja-attention|Romaji header should be replaced with POS header|key=p

Romaji
romaji|い

  1. ja-def|胃 stomach
  2. ja-def|位 position
  3. ja-def|井 well
  4. い: hiragana letter i
  5. イ: katakana letter i

Ladino

Conjunction
i

  1. and
  2. too

Latin

Verb
Ä«

  1. go! walk! (second-person singular imperative of eo#Latin|eō)

#* I intro#Latin|intro iam#Latin|iam nunc#Latin|nunc.
#*: Now then, step (walk) in.

Category:Latin verb forms
Category:Latin letters|i


Lojban
Particle
i
#Separates sentences.
#Separates clauses in a sentence, when combined with a conjunction of selma'o ja, joi, or bi'i or a preposition or tense marker followed by bo.


Norwegian

Preposition
i

  1. in

Category:Norwegian prepositions


Polish

Pronunciation
IPA|/i/

Conjunction
i

  1. and

#: Adam i Ewa tylko zjedli jabłko — Adam and Eve only ate an apple.
#: Patrzę na nią i oczom nie wierzę — I look at her and can't believe my eyes.

Category:Polish conjunctions


Romanian

Pronunciation
IPA|/i/|lang=ro

Letter
i (lowercase, capital I)

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

Usage notes
See I for notes on pronunciation.

Category:Romanian alphabet


Scottish Gaelic

Pronoun
i

  1. she, her, it (3rd person singular feminine non-emphatic pronoun)

Related terms
ise (emphatic)

Category:Scottish Gaelic pronouns


Serbian
Alternative forms
qualifier|Cyrillic onym|sr|scCyrl|и|tri

Conjunction
infl|sr|conjunction

  1. and

Slovak

Conjunction
infl|sk|conjunction

  1. and
  2. as well as

Spanish

Alternative forms
qualifier|modern onym|es|y

Conjunction
infl|es|conjunction

  1. archaic and

Swedish
Pronunciation
audio|Sv-i.ogg|audio
IPA|iː|lang=sv, IPAchar|ɪ

Preposition
infl|sv|preposition

  1. in

See also
inuti
I#Swedish|I

Category:Swedish prepositions


Tok Pisin

Particle
i

  1. Separates the subject of a sentence from the predicate, used when the subject is em, ol, or a noun.

Tupinambá

Pronoun
i

  1. He, she, it, they (with descriptive verbs)

#: i porang (he/she/it is / they are beautiful)

  1. Him, her, it, them (with transitive verbs)

#: a-i-kuab (i know him/her/it/them)

  1. His, her, its, their (with nouns)

#: i py (his/her/its/their foot/feet)

  1. Him, her, it, them (before postpositions)

#: i xupé (to him/her/it/them)


Volapük

Conjunction
i

  1. also
  2. too

Welsh

Pronoun
i

  1. I, me.

See also

fi#Welsh|fi
mi#Welsh|mi

Preposition
i

  1. to, for.

Personal forms
rfc-header|Personal forms

{| class="wikitable"
|-
!

!Singular
!Plural
|-
!First person
| i mi#Welsh|mi, i fi
| i ni#Welsh|ni
|-
!Second person
| i ti#Welsh|ti
| i chi#Welsh|chi
|-
!Third person
| iddo fe#Welsh|fe <br /> iddi hi#Welsh|hi
| iddyn nhw#Welsh|nhw
|}

Category:Welsh prepositions
Category:Welsh pronouns

af:i
ar:i
an:i
zh-min-nan:i
ca:i
cs:i
da:i
de:i
el:i
es:i
fr:i
gl:i
ko:i
hr:i
io:i
ia:i
it:i
csb:i
kk:i
ku:i
la:i
lt:i
jbo:i
hu:i
ms:i
nl:i
ja:i
no:i
pa:i
pl:i
pt:i
ru:i
sq:i
scn:i
simple:i
sk:i
sl:i
fi:i
sv:i
ta:i
vi:i
tr:i
uk:i
vo:i
zh:i

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