I Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “I” in the English Dictionary

"I" in British English

See all translations


uk   us   //
A1 used as the ​subject of a ​verb to refer to the ​personspeaking or writing: I ​love you. Am I ​invited? I'm not ​mistaken, am I? I'd like a ​coffee, ​please.
More examples
(Definition of I from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"I" in American English

See all translations

Inoun [C]

(plural I’s or i’s) (also i)  us   /ɑɪ/

I noun [C] (LETTER)

the ninth ​letter of the ​Englishalphabet


 us   /ɑɪ/

I pronoun (PERSON)

the ​personspeaking: I can ​see her ​car.


(also i)  us   /ɑɪ, wʌn/

I number (NUMBER)

the Roman numeral for the ​number 1
(Definition of I from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “I”
in Korean 나…
in Arabic أنا…
in Malaysian I, i…
in French je, moi…
in Russian я…
in Chinese (Traditional) 字母, 英語字母表的第九個字母…
in Italian io…
in Turkish (zamir) ben…
in Polish ja…
in Spanish I, i…
in Vietnamese chữ cái I…
in Portuguese eu…
in Thai พยัญชนะตัวที่เก้าในภาษาอังกฤษ…
in German ich…
in Catalan jo…
in Japanese 私は(が)、ぼくは(が)、一人称単数主格代名詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 字母, 英语字母表的第9个字母…
in Indonesian I…
What is the pronunciation of I?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


to succeed in finishing something or reaching an aim, especially after a lot of work or effort

Word of the Day

Take the rough with the smooth (Idioms to describe dealing with problems)
Take the rough with the smooth (Idioms to describe dealing with problems)
by Kate Woodford,
October 07, 2015
Readers of this blog will know that from time to time, we focus on frequent idioms. This week, we’re looking at idioms that we use to describe the way we deal with – or fail to deal with – problems and difficult situations. Starting with the positive, if you are in a

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More