Complete Definition of "it"

see|IT|ít|.it|-it|-ît|itt
wikipedia
English

rank|his|with|is|13|it|for|as|had

Etymology
OE. term|hit|lang=ang.

Pronunciation
a|Stressed: enPR|ĭt, IPA|/ɪt/, SAMPA|/It/
audio|en-us-it.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|ɪt
a|Unstressed: enPR|Ét, IPA|/Ét/, SAMPA|/@t/

Pronoun
en-pron|subjective and objective|it|reflexive and intensive|itself|possessive adjective and noun|its

  1. The third-person singular personal pronoun used to refer to a non-human entity, to an inanimate thing with no or unknown sex or gender.

#: Put it over there.
#: Take each day as it comes.

  1. The impersonal pronoun, used without referent as the subject of an impersonal verb or statement.

#: It is nearly 10 oâclock.
#: Itâs very cold today.
#: Itâs lonely without you.

  1. The impersonal pronoun, used as a placeholder for a delayed subject, or less commonly, object.

#: It is easy to see how she would think that.
#: I find it odd that you would say that.
#: He saw to it that everyone would vote for him.

Quotations
seecites

Translations
trans-top|subject â inanimate thing
Afrikaans: dit
Albanian: ai, ajo
Bulgarian: Ñой / ÑÑ / Ñо (toj/tja/to) m/f/n
Chinese: è¿, é£ (nà, nèi), å® (tÄ)
Cornish:
:Kernewek Kemmyn: ev m, hi f
Croatian: ono
Czech: to
Dutch: het (for neutral nouns), hij (for gendered nouns)
Esperanto: Äi
Finnish: se
French: ce, il
Frisian: it#Frisian|it
Georgian: áá¡ (is)
German: es
Greek: Ïο, αÏÏÏ (sometimes not translated)
trreq|Hebrew
Hungarian: az
Icelandic: það
Interlingua: lo / illo
Italian: esso / essa / lo / la
trans-mid
Irish: sé m conjunctive / é m disjunctive / sí f conjunctive / í f disjunctive
Japanese: ãã (soré)
Klingon: 'oH
Korean: ê·¸ê² (geugeot)
Latin: id
Maltese: hu m, hi f
Novial: lu, lum
Old English: hit#Old English|hit, þæt
Persian: FAchar|ا٠(u)
Polish: to n
Portuguese: ele / ela / o / a
Russian: он / она / оно (on/oná/onó) m/f/n; ÑÑо (éto)
Sardinian: issu
Scottish Gaelic: e m non-emphatic, esan m emphatic, i f non-emphatic, ise f emphatic
Sicilian: issu
Slovak: ono
Spanish: le / la / lo m/f/n, ello, eso
Swedish: den c, det n
Thai: THchar|มัภ(man)
trans-bottom

trans-top|object
Afrikaans: dit
Bulgarian: него / го (nego/go) (m, n accusative case); на него / Ð½ÐµÐ¼Ñ / Ð¼Ñ (na nego/nemu/mu) (m,n dative case); Ð½ÐµÑ / Ñ (neja/ja) (f accusative case); на Ð½ÐµÑ / ней / Ñ (na neja/nej/i) (f dative case)
Chinese: è¿, é£ (nà, nèi), å® (tÄ), ä¹ (zhÄ«)
Cornish:
:Kernewek Kemmyn: 'n m, 's f
Czech: toho, tomu, to
Dutch: het
Esperanto: Äin
Finnish:

  • italbrac|in active clauses:

*: sen#Finnish|sen (accusative)
*: sitä (partitive)

  • italbrac|in passive clauses:
*: se (accusative)
*: sitä (partitive)
French: le#French|le m, la#French|la f
Greek: Ïο
trans-mid
Frisian: it#Frisian|it
German: es
trreq|Hebrew
Hungarian: az
Irish: é m / í f
Japanese: ãã (soré)
Klingon: 'oH
Korean: ê·¸ê² (geugeot)
Latin: id
Novial: lu, lum
Old English: hit#Old English|hit, þæt
Persian: FAchar|ا٠را (u rÄ)
Russian: его (jevó, m,n genitive case), ÐµÐ¼Ñ (jemú, m,n dative case), его (jevó, m,n accusative case), им (im, m,n instrumental case), нÑм (njom, m,n prepositional case);

Spanish: ello, él, ella, eso, (often not translated)
Swedish: den c, det n
Thai: THchar|มัภ(man)
trans-bottom

trans-top|subject of impersonal statement
Finnish: (not used)
French: il#French|il
German: es#German|es
trreq|Hebrew
trans-mid
Novial: (not used)
Portuguese: (not used)
Spanish: (not used)
Swedish: det
trans-bottom

trans-top|translations to be checked
ttbc|Vietnamese: nó
trans-bottom

Derived terms
rel-top|Derived terms
buy it
do it
move it
watch it
rel-bottom

See also
rel-top3|See also
her
him
them
us
rel-mid3
you
he
I

me
rel-mid3
she
they
we
rel-bottom

abbreviation
It or It. or it

  1. i|language Italian.
  2. Italy.

See also
IT

Category:100 English basic words
Category:English third person pronouns
Category:English two-letter words


Crimean Tatar

Noun
infl|crh|noun

  1. dog

References
R:Useinov-Mireev 2002


Frisian

Article
infl|fy|article|g=n

  1. the (the definite article that is placed before neuter nouns. Masculine and feminine nouns take the article de).

Pronoun
infl|fy|pronoun|personal pronoun

  1. #English|it: the third person singular, referring to something neutral, genderless.

Latin

Verb
infl|la|verb form

  1. Third-person singular indicative present of ire.

Turkish

Noun
infl|tr|noun

  1. dog

Verb
infl|tr|verb form

  1. push i|imperative

az:it
de:it
et:it
es:it
fr:it
gl:it
ko:it
io:it
it:it
kk:it
ku:it
la:it
hu:it
ja:it
pl:it
pt:it
ru:it
sg:it
simple:it
fi:it
sv:it
ta:it
te:it
vi:it
tr:it
uk:it
vo:it
zh:it

Revision and Credits for"it"
Dictionary content provided from Wiktionary.org under the
GNU Free Documentation License
 
 

 Find:
  Words Starting With:
  Words Ending With:
  Words Containing:
  Words That Match:

 
 Translate Into:
  
Dutch   French   German
  
Italian   Spanish
    Show results per page.

Browse the Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

   
Allwords Copyright 1998-2021 All rights reserved.