Definitions for i-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

I, i(n.; i.)(pl.)I's; Is, i's; is.

  1. the ninth letter of the English alphabet, a vowel.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  3. something shaped like anI.

  4. Category: Printing

I*(pron.)I; my; mine; me

  1. (pron.)the nominative singular pronoun used by a speaker or writer in referring to himself or herself.

    Category: Function Word

  2. (n.)(used to denote the narrator of a literary work written in the first person singular.)

  3. the ego; the self.

    Category: Philosphy

* 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


  1. interstate (used with a number to designate an interstate highway):


    Category: Transportation, Usage Note


  1. the ninth in order or in a series.

  2. (sometimes l.c.) the Roman numeral for 1.

    Ref: Compare Roman numerals.

  3. Chem. iodine.

    Category: Chemistry

  4. Biochem. isoleucine.

    Category: Biochemistry

  5. Elect. current.

    Category: Electricity and Magnetism

* Symbol..


  1. Physics Symbol. isotopic spin.

    Category: Physics


  1. Math Symbol. the imaginary number (-1)^(1/2).

    Category: Math

  2. a unit vector on the x-axis of a coordinate system.

    Category: Math


  1. Category: Affix

    Ref: var. of y- 6


  1. cuneiform; Frenchify.

    Category: Affix

    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:


  1. Independent.

  2. International.

  3. Island.

  4. Isle.


  1. imperator.

  2. incisor.

  3. interest.

  4. intransitive.

    Category: Grammar

  5. island.

  6. isle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. I-

    see Y-


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