the first person Meaning in the Cambridge Essential English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "the first person" in Essential English Dictionary

the first person

noun [no plural]
 
/ˌfɜːst ˈpɜːsən/
the form of a verb or pronoun that is used when people are speaking or writing about themselves: “I” is a first-person pronoun.
Translations of “the first person”
in Korean 1인칭…
in Arabic ضَمير المُتَكَلّم…
in Portuguese a primeira pessoa…
in Catalan la primera persona…
in Japanese (文法)一人称…
in Italian la prima persona…
in Chinese (Traditional) 第一人稱…
in Russian первое лицо (в грамматике)…
in Turkish birinci tekil/çoğul şahıslar/zamirler ('I' ve 'we')…
in Chinese (Simplified) 第一人称…
in Polish pierwsza osoba…
(Definition of the first person from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
coeducational

having male and female students being taught together in the same school or college rather than separately

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

hyperpalatable adjective
hyperpalatable adjective
August 24, 2015
describes food with heightened levels of sugar and salt, intended to be extremely appealing In Brazil, where the prevalence of overweight and obese adults has doubled since 1980, crisps, biscuits, energy bars and sugary drinks formulated to be ‘hyper-palatable’ are much more widely eaten than previously.

Read More