і U+0456, і
CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER BYELORUSSIAN-UKRAINIAN I
ѕ
[U+0455]
Cyrillic ї
[U+0457]

Translingual

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Letter

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і (upper case І)

  1. A letter of the Cyrillic script, called dotted i or decimal i.

Letter

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і (upper case І)

  1. A letter of the Old Cyrillic script, called izhei.

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Belarusian

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Etymology 1

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Pronunciation

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і (i) (lower case, upper case І)

  1. The tenth letter of the Belarusian alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2

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

Pronunciation

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Conjunction

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і (i)

  1. and
    Synonym: ды (dy)

Carpathian Rusyn

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Etymology 1

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

Conjunction

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і (i)

  1. and
Synonyms
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Etymology 2

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Letter

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і (i) (upper case І)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Rusyn alphabet

Kazakh

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Alternative scripts
Arabic ى ,ٸ
Cyrillic і
Latin ı
Yañalif j

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і (ı) (lower case, upper case І)

  1. The thirty-eighth letter of the Kazakh alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Khakas

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і (ì) (lower case, upper case І)

  1. The thirteenth letter of the Khakas alphabet, written in the Cyrillic script.

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Old Church Slavonic

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і (i) (lower case, upper case І)

  1. A letter of the Old Church Slavonic alphabet, called и (i) or ижеи (ižei), and written in the Old Cyrillic script.

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Russian

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Russian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ru

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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.

Ukrainian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [i]
  • Audio (male voice):(file)
  • Audio (female voice):(file)

Etymology 1

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Letter

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і (i) (lower case, upper case І)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Ukrainian alphabet, called і (i), and written in the Cyrillic script.

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Etymology 2

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

Conjunction

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і (i)

  1. and, also, even
Usage notes
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  • The forms і (i) (used after consonants or at the beginning of a clause) and й (j) (used after vowels) differ in pronunciation but are considered variants of the same word.
Synonyms
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  • й (j) (used after vowels)
  • та (ta)

Particle

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і (i)

  1. Augmentative particle, even, and.

Etymology 3

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

Interjection

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і (i)

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

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