і

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

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

і

  1. The tenth letter of the Belarusian Cyrillic alphabet representing /i/
  2. The twelfth letter of the Ukrainian Cyrillic alphabet representing /i/

See also[edit]

  • Ї
  • И
  • Search en.wiktionary.org for articles beginning with I

Belarusian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Conjunction[edit]

і (i)

  1. and
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

і (i) (upper case І)

  1. The tenth letter of the Belarusian alphabet

See also[edit]


Kazakh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

і (i) (upper case І)

  1. The thirty-eighth letter of the Kazakh alphabet

See also[edit]


Russian[edit]

Russian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ru

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

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[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

і (i) (lower case, upper case І)

  1. The twelfth letter of the Ukrainian Cyrillic alphabet. It is preceded by И (Y) and followed by Ї (Ji).

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Conjunction[edit]

і (i)

  1. and, also, even
Synonyms[edit]
  • й (j) (used after vowels)
  • та (ta)

Particle[edit]

і (i)

  1. Augmentative particle, even, and.

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Interjection[edit]

і (i)

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

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