noun (plural Is or I's)
- 1The ninth letter of the alphabet.More example sentences
- The letter i is made up of a single minim, with or without a dot above it.
- However, because of the Latin contributions to English, the letter "i" does not always comply.
- 2The Roman numeral for one.More example sentences
- Only assets included in Section I that are pledged should be reported here.
dot the i's and cross the t's
- see dot1.
pronoun[first person singular]
- 1Used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself: accept me for what I amMore example sentences
- If this was for real it would go down as the strangest mobile phone design that I have ever seen.
- Anyway, here is the list of movies I watched.
- 1.2 (also I and I, I man) West Indian (Especially among Rastafarians) used in reference to oneself or to people in general: I and I must submit to and follow JahMore example sentences
- These turbans or crowns are a form of anciency representing the royalty of I and I Rastafari people from ancient times until this time.
- The information I-man retrieved is not from one book, but many.
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Old English, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch ik and German ich, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin ego and Greek egō.
Why is it incorrect to say between you and I (rather than between you and me )? Why is it also wrong to say John and me went to the shops (instead of John and I went to the shops )? Should you say she’s much better than me or she’s much better than I ? For a discussion of such questions, see between (usage) and personal pronoun.