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ī U+012B, ī
LATIN SMALL LETTER I WITH MACRON
Composition:i [U+0069] + ◌̄ [U+0304]
Ī
[U+012A]
Latin Extended-A Ĭ
[U+012C]

TranslingualEdit

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ī (upper case Ī)

  1. The letter i with a macron.

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Classical NahuatlEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ī

  1. (transitive) to drink

LatvianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Proposed in 1908 as part of the new Latvian spelling by the scientific commission headed by K. Mīlenbahs, which was accepted and began to be taught in schools in 1909. Prior to that, Latvian had been written in German Fraktur, and sporadically in Cyrillic.

PronunciationEdit

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Ī

ī (lower case, upper case Ī)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Latvian alphabet, called garais ī and written in the Latin script.

Usage notesEdit

Despite being an independent letter with its own position in the Latvian alphabet, Ī/ī, like all long vowels with macrons, is treated as a simple I/i in alphabetized lists (e.g., in dictionaries).

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LivonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

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ī (upper case Ī)

  1. The fourteenth letter of the Livonian alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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MaoriEdit

LetterEdit

ī (upper case Ī)

  1. The seventh letter of the Maori alphabet, written in the Latin script.

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EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Hawaiian ʻīʻī (rancid, sour, moldy).

VerbEdit

ī

  1. to ferment, to sour, to spoil

Min NanEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“this; that; he, him; she, her; it; etc.”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“to play (cards, lottery, chess, etc.)”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“easy; simple; not difficult”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“different; other; uncommon; unusual; special; strange; surprising; etc.”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“practice; study”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“to participate”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“taro”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“fame; reputation; to praise”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“progeny, descendants, posterity”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“relaxed; comfortable; at ease; etc.”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“beforehand; to take part in; etc.”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see (“to appeal; to plead; to call”).
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)


For pronunciation and definitions of ī – see .
(This character, ī, is the Pe̍h-ōe-jī form of .)