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і

TranslingualEdit

Character  і 
Unicode name CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER BYELORUSSIAN-UKRAINIAN I
Unicode block Cyrillic
Codepoint U+0456

SymbolEdit

і

  1. The tenth letter of the Belarusian Cyrillic alphabet representing /i/
  2. The twelfth letter of the Ukrainian Cyrillic alphabet representing /i/

See alsoEdit

  • Ї
  • И
  • Search en.wiktionary.org for articles beginning with I

BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *i, from Proto-Indo-European *ei, an early locative singular determiner, formed from the root *h₁e-, *h₁o-. Compare Greek εἰ (eἰ, if), Gothic 𐌴𐌹 (ei, and, so that, be it). Follows from ablative Proto-Indo-European *ed.

ConjunctionEdit

і (i)

  1. and
SynonymsEdit

RussianEdit

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LetterEdit

і (i) (lower case, upper case І)

  1. (obsolete) Letter dotted i (Cyrillic) (in Russian: и десятери́чное n (i desjateríčnoje, i decimal). Replaced by the letter И (I) in the spelling reform of 1917.

UkrainianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *i, from Proto-Indo-European *ei, an early locative singular determiner, formed from the root *h₁e-, *h₁o-. Compare Greek εἰ (eἰ, if), Gothic 𐌴𐌹 (ei, and, so that, be it). Follows from ablative Proto-Indo-European *ed.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

і (i)

  1. and, also, even
SynonymsEdit
  • й (j) (used after vowels)
  • та (ta)

ParticleEdit

і (i)

  1. Augmentative particle, even, and.

Etymology 2Edit

Primal interjection in response to pain, fear, surprise. Common to many languages.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

і (i)

  1. expressing pain, fear, surprise, joy, disappointment, anger, hatred, etc.

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

і (in (??? please provide the genitive!, ??? please provide the nominative plural!)

  1. The Cyrillic letter і and its name, the twelfth letter of the Ukrainian alphabet, representing the sound /i/.
  2. The Latin letter i and its name.

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