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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun i:


Fun fact! The word "startling" is the only 9 letter word in the English language where you can remove one letter at a time and still create a word: starting, staring, string, sting, sing, sin, I.

Fun fact! "Therein" is a seven-letter word that contains thirteen words spelled using consecutive letters: the, he, her, er, here, I, there, ere, rein, re, in, therein, and herein.

İ is sometimes a misspelling of and, eye, I'll, I'm, in, it or the.

The word I is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

Definition of the noun i

What does i mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a nonmetallic element belonging to the halogens; used especially in medicine and photography and in dyes; occurs naturally only in combination in small quantities (as in sea water or rocks)
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of I: atomic number 53 / iodin / iodine
    • more generic terms: chemical element / element = any of the more than 100 known substances (of which 92 occur naturally) that cannot be separated into simpler substances and that singly or in combination constitute all matter; halogen = any of five related nonmetallic elements (fluorine or chlorine or bromine or iodine or astatine) that are all monovalent and readily form negative ions
    • more specific words:
      • iodine-131 = heavy radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 8 days
      • iodine-125 = light radioactive isotope of iodine with a half-life of 60 days
    • substance of: brine / saltwater / seawater = water containing salts
  2. the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • synonyms of I: 1 / ace / one / single / unity
    • more generic words: digit / figure = one of the elements that collectively form a system of numeration
    • more specific words:
      • monad / monas = a singular metaphysical entity from which material properties are said to derive
      • singleton = a single object
  3. the 9th letter of the Roman alphabet

Alternative definition of the noun i


  1. [metaphysics] The ego.


  1. Latn-def, en, name, I, i

Definition of the adjective i

What does i mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. used of a single unit or thing; not two or more

Other definitions of i

What does i also mean?


  1. Latn-def, en, letter, 9, i


  1. Latn-def, en, ordinal, 9, i


  1. Latn-def, en, letter, 9, i


  1. Latn-def, en, ordinal, 9, i

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