See also: , ड़, and
Devanagari i.svg
U+0907, इ
DEVANAGARI LETTER I

[U+0906]
Devanagari
[U+0908]

TranslingualEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /i/, /ɪ/ (may vary by language)

LetterEdit

(i)

  1. A vowel of the Devanagari script. Its matra, used to modify the inherent vowel in a consonant is written ि. For example the first consonant क with the matra looks like: कि. The matra should appear before the consonant it modifies, though it is pronounced after.

Derived termsEdit


HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪ/, /i/ (at the end of words)

LetterEdit

(i)

  1. the third vowel in Hindi

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MarathiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(i)

  1. The third vowel in Marathi.

NepaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(i)

  1. The third vowel in Nepali.

SanskritEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *Hi-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hi-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁i-. Cognate with Ancient Greek εἶμι (eîmi, I go), Mycenaean Greek 𐀂𐀍𐀳 (i-jo-te), Latin eo (I go), Old Persian 𐎠𐎡𐎫𐎡𐎹 (aitiy, goes), Luwian 𒄿𒋾 (i-ti /iti, idi/, goes), Hittite 𒄿𒄿𒀀𒀜𒋫 (i-ya-at-ta /iyatta/, goes), Old Church Slavonic ити (iti), Lithuanian eiti.

PronunciationEdit

RootEdit

(i)

  1. to go

Derived termsEdit

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