There are 2 main translations of i in Italian:

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i

also: I
British English: /ʌɪ/
American English: //

noun

Idioms

to dot the i's and cross the t's

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There are 2 main translations of i in Italian:

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I
British English: /ʌɪ/
American English: //
I is translated by io which, however, is very often understood: I'm leaving for London tomorrow = domani parto per Londra. - When I is used in emphasis, io is employed and stressed, and placed either at the beginning or at the end of the sentence: I didn't take it = io non l'ho preso, non l'ho preso io. - When used impersonally, I is translated by si: Where can I get the bus number 14, please? = Dove si può prendere il 14, per favore? - For particular uses see below

pronoun

  • I live in London
    abito a Londra
    here I am there I am
    eccomi qua
    I didn't take it
    io non l'ho preso o non l'ho preso io
    he's a student but I'm not
    lui è studente ma io no
    I who…
    io che…
    I who have seen
    io che ho visto
    he and I went to the cinema
    lui e io siamo andati al cinema

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