и

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Character  и 
Unicode name CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER I
Cyrillic U+0438

Adyghe[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

и (i)

  1. eight

Azeri[edit]

Cyrillic letter И и (И и), normal above, italics below.
Handwritten forms

Letter[edit]

и (lowercase, uppercase и) (italics: И, и)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Cyrillic alphabet as formerly used for Azeri, preceded by З and followed by Ы, and representing /ɪ/. Since 1991, this sound has been written İ.

Bulgarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

и (i)

  1. and (used to connect two homogeneous similar words or phrases)
    Момчета и момичета излизат да играят. - Boys and girls come out to play.
  2. and (used at the end of a list to indicate the last item)
    хляб, масло и сирене - bread, butter and cheese
  3. and (used to join sentences or sentence fragments in chronological order)
    Поправих стола и той отново се счупи. - I mended the chair and it broke again.
  4. and (used to indicate causation)
    Още веднъж ме попитай за определението на “и” и ще изкрещя. - Ask me the definition of “and” again and I’ll scream.
  5. and (used to ask for elaboration)
    A: Нямам ключ. B: И... A: И ми трябва, за да вляза. - A: I don't have a key. B: And... A: And I need one to get in.
  6. also, too, likewise, as well
    И аз няма да бъда там - I shan't be there either
    И аз ще бъда там - I shall be there, too./I shall also be there.
    и двамата - both
  7. even (implying an extreme example in the case mentioned, as compared to the implied reality)
    Не съм го и видял. - I haven't even seen him.
  8. just, exactly, precisely
    Така и предполагах. - Just as I suspected.
  9. (mathematics) and, plus (used to indicate addition)
    Пет и шест е единадесет. - Five and six is eleven.

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Chechen[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

и (i)

  1. and

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Itelmen[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Chukotko-Kamchatkan *'iv

Noun[edit]

и

  1. water

Macedonian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

и

  1. and

Old Church Slavonic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *i.

Conjunction[edit]

и (i)

  1. and
Descendants[edit]
  • Bulgarian: и (i)
  • Czech: i
  • Macedonian: и (i)
  • Polish: i
  • Russian: и (i)
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: и
    Roman: i
  • Slovak: i
  • Slovene: in
  • Ukrainian й (j)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *jь.

Pronoun[edit]

и (jim

  1. him (* no nominative singular or plural; use тъ or онъ for the nominative)
Declension[edit]
Singular Dual Plural
nominative
genitive єго єю ихъ
dative ємѹ има имъ
accusative и ѧ
instrumental имь има ими
locative ємь єю ихъ
Related terms[edit]
See also[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Czech: on
  • Polish: on
  • Russian: он (on)
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: о̑н
    Roman: ȏn
  • Slovak: on
  • Slovene: on

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

и (i) (lower case, upper case И) (italics: И, и)

  1. The tenth letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet. Its name is и (i) and is usually pronounced /i/, but unstressed or after certain consonants it merges with ы into /ɪ/. It is preceded by З and followed by Й.

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Conjunction[edit]

и (i)

  1. and
    Вот я́блоко и гру́шаHere’s an apple and a pear.
    Росси́и нужны́ и а́рмия, и фло́тRussia needs an army as well as a navy
  2. even though
    Бою́сь дана́йцев и дары́ принося́щих — I fear the Greeks (Danites) even though they bear gifts.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (and): а

Particle[edit]

и (i)

  1. (preceding a verb) do (emphasizes the truth of the following verb).
    Он так и делает.
    On tak i délajet.
    He does do it that way.
    Она и пошла туда.
    Oná i pošlá tudá.
    She did go there.
    Оно и есть такое.
    Onó i jest' takóje.
    It is like that.

Noun[edit]

и (in (indeclinable)

  1. The Cyrillic letter И, и.
  2. (Roman letter) I, i
  3. (English letter) E, e

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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и (Latin spelling i)

  1. The 10th letter of the Serbo-Croatian Cyrillic alphabet, preceded by з and followed by ј.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *i, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ey.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

и (Latin spelling i)

  1. and
    Ивица и Марица се воле — Ivica and Marica love each other.
    и тако даље — and so on
  2. (и..и..) both..and..
    не можеш истовремено и тужити и судити. — you can't simultaneously both sue and judge
  3. also, too
    и мени се свиђа ваш одабир — I like your choice too
  4. even (usually preceded by ча̏к)
    (чак) и ја сам позван на забаву! — even I have been invited to the party
  5. (не са̏мо .. не̏го/ве̏ћ и...) also, too
    он је не само даровит, него и јако марљив — he is not only talented, but also very industrious
  6. so, so that (= те, па)
    уморио сам се и нисам могао више играти кошарку — I grew tired, so I couldn't play basketball anymore