i-am

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Contraction[edit]

i-am (contraction of îi and am)

  1. îi as dative of el or ea
    i-am dat ei cartea
    I gave her the book
    i-am dat lui cartea
    I gave him the book
  2. îi as accusative of ei
    i-am trezit pe ei la șapte dimineața
    I woke them up at seven in the morning.
    i-am trezit pe copiii mei la opt dimineața
    I woke my kids up at eight in the morning.

Usage notes[edit]

Like all such contractions in Romanian, i-am has no lexical meaning by itself.