Definitions for Iaɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
I, iaɪ(n.; i.)(pl.)I's; Is, i's; is.
the ninth letter of the English alphabet, a vowel.
any spoken sound represented by this letter.
something shaped like anI.
I*aɪ(pron.)I; my; mine; me
(pron.)the nominative singular pronoun used by a speaker or writer in referring to himself or herself.
Category: Function Word
(n.)(used to denote the narrator of a literary work written in the first person singular.)
the ego; the self.
* nom.. Usage: See me.
Origin of I:
bef. 900; ME ik, ich, i; OE ic, ih; c. OHG ih, ON ek, L ego, Gk egṓ, Skt ahám
interstate (used with a number to designate an interstate highway):
Category: Transportation, Usage Note
the ninth in order or in a series.
(sometimes l.c.) the Roman numeral for 1.
Ref: Compare Roman numerals.
Category: Electricity and Magnetism
Physics Symbol. isotopic spin.
Math Symbol. the imaginary number (-1)^(1/2).
a unit vector on the x-axis of a coordinate system.
Ref: var. of y- 6
Ref: the typical ending of the first element of compounds of Latin words, as -o- 8 is of Greek words, but often used in English with a first element of any origin, if the second element is of Latin origin:
iodine, iodin, I, atomic number 53(noun)
a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
one, 1, I, ace, single, unity(noun)
the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
"he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it"; "they had lunch at one"
the 9th letter of the Roman alphabet
one, 1, i, ane(adj)
used of a single unit or thing; not two or more
"`ane' is Scottish"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the person who is speaking or writing
I have two brothers.; Can I help you?; I'm next, aren't I?
Origin: ic, from . More at English I
i, the ninth letter of the English alphabet, takes its form from the Phoenician, through the Latin and the Greek. The Phoenician letter was probably of Egyptian origin. Its original value was nearly the same as that of the Italian I, or long e as in mete. Etymologically I is most closely related to e, y, j, g; as in dint, dent, beverage, L. bibere; E. kin, AS. cynn; E. thin, AS. /ynne; E. dominion, donjon, dungeon
in our old authors, I was often used for ay (or aye), yes, which is pronounced nearly like it
as a numeral, I stands for 1, II for 2, etc
the nominative case of the pronoun of the first person; the word with which a speaker or writer denotes himself
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A symbol sometimes used to indicate current intensity. Thus Ohm's law is often expressed I = E, meaning current intensity is equal to electro-motive force divided by resistance. C is the more general symbol for current intensity.
Translations for I
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(only as the subject of a verb) the word used by a speaker or writer in talking about himself or herself
I can't find my book; John and I have always been friends.
- أنـا: ضَمير المُتَكَلِّمArabic
- euPortuguese (BR)
- je, moiFrench
- मैं सर्वनामHindi
- 나는, 내가Korean
- ผม; ดิฉัน; ข้าพเจ้า; หนู; กระหม่อมThai
- 我Chinese (Trad.)
- 我Chinese (Simp.)
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