I definition

ī
Frequency:
Inside.
abbreviation
43
26
Island.
abbreviation
39
25
Independent.
abbreviation
19
10
Interstate.
abbreviation
19
11
(economics) Interest.
abbreviation
20
13
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The ninth letter of the English alphabet: via Latin from the Greek iota, a modification of the Phoenician (Semitic yodh, a hand): this letter, first dotted in the 11th cent., was not distinguished from j until the 17th cent.
noun
9
2
Interest.
abbreviation
7
2
Any of the speech sounds that this letter represents, as, in English, the vowel (i) of pick, (ē) of pique, or (ī) of pike, or, when it is unstressed, (ə) as in sanity, or the semivowel (y) in boil.
noun
7
3
The person speaking or writing: personal pronoun in the first person singular.
pronoun
7
3
The ego; the self.
noun
7
3
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The Roman numeral for 1: placed after another Roman numeral, it adds one unit (e.g., VI = 6), and placed before a greater Roman numeral, it subtracts one unit (e.g., IV = 4)
noun
6
2
Isle.
abbreviation
9
6
A type or impression for i or I.
noun
9
6
Imperator.
abbreviation
6
3
Island(s)
abbreviation
6
3
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(astron.) The inclination of a planet's orbit to some reference plane, as the ecliptic.
noun
5
2
Isle(s)
abbreviation
5
2
−1, the square root of negative one.
symbol
5
2
(educ.) A grade indicating incompletion of assigned work; an incomplete.
noun
5
2
(physics) Moment of inertia.
abbreviation
5
2
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(physics) Electric current.
symbol
5
2
Intransitive.
abbreviation
10
8
Incomplete.
abbreviation
9
7
Isospin.
abbreviation
9
7
The ninth in a sequence or group.
noun
7
5
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Something shaped like the letter I.
noun
6
4
The ninth in a series.
noun
5
3
Ninth in a sequence or group.
adjective
5
3
A Roman numeral for 1
noun
5
3
Intransitive.
abbreviation
4
2
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Island(s)
abbreviation
4
2
(dentistry) Incisor.
abbreviation
4
2
Independent.
abbreviation
4
2
Interstate.
abbreviation
4
2
Isle(s)
abbreviation
4
2
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(chem.) Iodine.
symbol
4
2

Iwis.

affix
4
2
Forming compound words.
affix
4
2
The number whose square is equal to −1. Numbers expressed in terms of i are called imaginary or complex numbers.
4
2
The symbol for electric current.
4
2
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(1) A prefix for technical terms that may connote Apple's iDevices (see definition #3 below), the Internet or information.
4
2
An object shaped like I or I.
noun
5
4
Shaped like I or I.
adjective
5
4
The ninth letter of the modern English alphabet.
noun
4
3
Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter i.
noun
4
3
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Used to refer to oneself as speaker or writer.
pronoun
4
3
The self; the ego.
noun
4
3
Of i or I.
adjective
4
3
I is the ninth letter in the English alphabet.

An example of i is the first letter in the word "index."

noun
1
0
I is defined as an incomplete grade for work in a class.

An example of I is the letter on a report card for a class that has not been finished.

noun
1
0
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I is defined as the person who is speaking or telling the story.

An example of I is someone answering that they are here.

pronoun
1
0
The definition of i is the roman numeral for one.

An example of i is ii meaning two.

noun
1
0
The symbol for the Roman numeral 1.
1
0
Used as a connective to join word elements.

Setiform.

1
0
The symbol for current intensity, measured in amperes. See also current.
1
0
The ninth letter of the English alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.
letter
1
0
The ordinal number ninth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.
numeral
1
0
The name of the Latin-script letter I/i.
noun
1
0
Nonstandard capitalization of I.
pronoun
1
0
The speaker or writer, referred to as the grammatical subject, of a sentence.
pronoun
1
0
(metaphysics) The ego.
noun
1
0
The ninth letter of the English alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.
letter
1
0
The ordinal number ninth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.
numeral
1
0
(US, roadway) Interstate.
abbreviation
1
0
(computing, programming) Interface (as a prefix on the name of an entity)

IEnumerable.

abbreviation
1
0
(grammar) Abbreviation of instrumental case.
abbreviation
1
0
Eye dialect spelling of hi.
interjection
1
0
Used to indicate a plural form of some words of Latin or Italian origin, such as virtuosi or concerti.
suffix
1
0
Used to form adjectives and nouns describing people of a particular city, region, or country, and the language spoken by these people.
suffix
1
0
(computing) The ASCII control character horizontal tab in caret notation.
symbol
1
0
(colloquial, poetic) In.
contraction
1
0
(colloquial, poetic) It.
contraction
1
0
The letter i without a dot above, in both the upper case and the lower case versions.
letter
1
0

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
i
Plural:
Is.

Origin of i

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin stem vowel of nouns and adjectives used in combination

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old English ic eg in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • 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 (ego), Russian я (ja, “I”), Lithuanian (“I”). See also ich.

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin , the plural ending of the Latin second declension, whence the plural of Italian nouns in -o and -e.

    From Wiktionary

  • From the Arabic nisba suffix ـي (-ī, -iyy). In English productive from the 19th century.

    From Wiktionary

  • Old French i, from Latin ī, from Etruscan I (i).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin i, minuscule of I

    From Wiktionary

  • From Old English ic.

    From Wiktionary