American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- pro. Used to refer to oneself as speaker or writer.
- n. The self; the ego.
- The symbol for the element iodine.
- Electricity The symbol for current.
- The symbol for the Roman numeral 1.
- abbr. incomplete.
- abbr. interstate.
- abbr. isospin.
- n. The ninth letter of the English alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.
- n. The ordinal number ninth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called i and written in the Latin script.
- pro. The speaker or writer, referred to as the grammatical subject, of a sentence.
- n. metaphysics The ego.
- n. The ninth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
- n. chemistry Symbol for iodine.
- n. physics Isotopic spin.
- n. Italy
- n. physics, electronics Electrical current.
- n. biochemistry IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for isoleucine
- n. cardinal number one.
- abbr. US, roadway interstate
- 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"), Swedish jag ("I"), Icelandic ég, eg ("I"), Latin ego ("I"), Ancient Greek ἐγώ (ego), Russian я (ja, "I"), Lithuanian aš ("I"). See also ich. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old English ic; see eg in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“It isn't -- I didn't -- you can't prove anything about me, Bert Bobbsey, and if you go around telling that I took your ice cream, I-- I---”
“I-- _I_ of course knew nothing about it; I only knew about the garden-party at Lady Margaret.”
“I-- _I_ got in under their nose while the big Mohammed was turned away without sight of his uncle, "bragged the little Imp." I am a clever boy, I.”
“In all my living, he argues, whether I sin or turn to God, whether I doubt or believe, whether I know or am ignorant, in all _I know that I am I_.”
“I-- _I_," she cried at length, her black eyes holding me as I stood, weak and faint, clinging unconsciously to the coffin for support.”
“Wasn't it necessary we should know it? Oh! "with a shudder of disgust," I wish I could make you understand how ashamed I feel -- how WICKED and ashamed I feel that I-- _I_ should have disgraced father's memory by ...”
“I felt as if it was the utter injustice of God that I-- _I_ -- had to be mixed up in it.”
“Till the stone is lifted, and the Brahmins come down singing the songs that I know, and feed me with warm milk, and take me to the light again, I-- I-- _I_, and no other, am the Warden of the King's Treasure!”
“I-- I---- but there, seeing you have robbed me of what I thought was my legitimate fortune, don't try to rob me of my good name.”
“I know it, but I-- I----" And then the young man, having tried to get to his feet, suddenly collapsed and became unconscious again.”
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