Meaning of i in Japanese

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Definition of i

こちら(kochira) · こっち(kocchi) · こち(kochi) 此方

此方 Kanji Details

  1. (n) this way (direction close to the speaker or towards the speaker); this direction →Related words: 何方 , 其方 , 彼方

    Look at the boy and his dog that are coming this way.

  2. here (place close to the speaker or where the speaker is)

    Could you pass me the salt, please?

  3. this one (something physically close to the speaker)

    This costs more than that.

  4. (pn, adj-no) I; me; we; us

    This is Aya, this is Aya. Please respond.

  5. this person (someone physically close to the speaker and of equal or higher status)

    Aunt, this is Tom.

  1. (adj-na, n) greatness
  1. (n) stomach

    Food is digested in the stomach.

  2. (astron) Chinese "stomach" constellation (one of the 28 mansions) →Related words: 胃宿 , 白虎
  1. (n, n-suf) medicine; the healing art; healing; curing; doctor
われ(ware) · (wa) · あれ(are) · (a) · わぬ(wanu) · わろ(waro) · ·吾れ ·我れ

我吾 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) I; me
  2. oneself
  3. you
  4. (pref) prefix indicating familiarity or contempt
  1. (n) myself; oneself

    She had to smile at her misfortune.

  2. (pn) I; me
  3. you (referring to one's inferior)
  1. (n) my party; our party

    The leader of our party met with the other leaders and talked about the problem.

  2. I; me
  3. you
  1. (pn, adj-no) (primarily used in letters, etc.) I; me
  1. (pn, adj-no) oneself (itself, etc.)
  2. I (or me)
  3. you
  4. (adv) by oneself (itself, etc.)
  5. (int) interjection expressing anger or chagrin
(go) · いつ(itsu) · (i) · ウー(uu) ·

五5 Kanji Details

  1. (num) five

    It's five o'clock somewhere now.

わたし(watashi) · わたくし(watakushi)

私 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) I; me
  2. (n, adj-no) private affairs; personal matter; secrecy
  3. selfishness
あたし(atashi) · あたくし(atakushi) · あたい(atai) · あて(ate)

私 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) I; me
  1. (pn, adj-no) myself; yourself; oneself; himself; herself

    Conflicting reports prompted the director to reconsider her position.

  2. I; me

    Mr Smith says he was born in New York, but that his wife comes from Japan.

  1. (pn, adj-no) I; me
  1. (pn, adj-no) I; me; my humble self
  1. (pn, adj-no) I (primarily used by samurai); me
  1. (n, adj-no) inside; within
  2. while
  3. among; amongst; between
  4. (pn, adj-no) we (referring to one's in-group, i.e. company, etc.); our →Related words:
  5. my spouse
  6. (n) imperial palace grounds
  7. emperor
  8. (pn, adj-no) I (primarily used by women and children); me
  1. (n, adj-no, adj-na) unworthiness of one's father (or master)
  2. incompetence; foolishness
  3. misfortune; unluckiness
  4. (n) I; me

某 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) someone; unknown person
  2. I; personal pronoun (used by samurai)

僕 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) I; me

    I called Susan to apologize to her, but she hung up on me.

  2. you (used addressing young children)

    「ぼくだいじょうぶ?」といわれました。 「だいじょうぶ」とこたえました。
    I was asked, "You OK, kid?". I replied, "Fine."

  3. manservant →Related words: しもべ
  1. (n) principal occupation; main job
  2. professional; an expert; specialist
  3. (pn, adj-no) I (of a government offical, etc.); me
  1. (n) I

    I cannot resist eating pudding.

  2. (person having) thin or shaved eyebrows
  3. (suf) affectionate suffix for names of young men or pets
  1. (n, vs, adj-no) wild; growing wild

    He wants to go back to the wild.

  2. (pn) I
  1. (n, suf) over; more than →Related words: 以上
  2. (pn, adj-no) formal or oratory first person pronoun; I

    Shurrup! Don't make such a fuss over a little headache. I'm flat out of magical power - this is all your fault!

  1. (n, n-suf) leakage
  2. omission; oversight
  3. (pn) I; me →Related words:
よこいと(yokoito) · ぬきいと(nukiito) · ぬき(nuki) · (i) 横糸 ·緯糸 · ·よこ糸

横糸緯 Kanji Details

  1. (n) weft; woof (crosswise threads on a loom)
  1. (n) twelfth sign of the Chinese zodiac (The Boar, 9pm-11pm, north-northwest, October)
おれ(ore) · だいこう(daikou) · ないこう(naikou) · ·乃公

俺己乃公 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) I; me; rough or arrogant-sounding first-person pronoun, not used by women in modern times except for certain remote areas

    "Don't say such rubbish!" said the farmer.

  1. (pn, adj-no) we; us

    Y'know we're short of money to have fun and ... Well to be blunt, gimme!

  2. I; me
なにがし(nanigashi) · なにぼう(nanibou) 何某 ·

何某 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) certain person; certain amount; Mr So-and-so

    The accident was due to the drunken driving of a certain film star.

  2. I (personal pronoun)
  1. (pn, adj-no) I (nuance of arrogance); me; myself

    Thinking about those sort of things, I watched "Duck Soup" again.

  2. we; us; ourselves
  1. (pn, adj-no) we; us

    To love and to cherish, till death do us part.

  2. I; me
  3. you (referring to a group of one's equals or inferiors)

愚 Kanji Details

  1. (n, adj-na) foolishness; silliness; stupidity; folly

    Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be wise.

  2. I; me
  1. (pn) this (indicating an item near the speaker, the action of the speaker, or the current topic) →Related words: 何れ , 其れ ,

    This is a very small book.

  2. this person (usu. indicating someone in one's in-group)

    This is my brother. Handsome, isn't he?

  3. now

    I'm in transit between flights now. I've spent 8 hours on a plane so far, after changing planes now it's another two hours.

  4. here
  5. I (me)
  6. certainly
(ne) · しん(shin) · (i)

寝 Kanji Details

  1. (n) sleep

    We accustomed our children to sleeping alone.

  1. (n) lowly government servant; humble government servant
  2. (pn) I; me
ごじゅう(gojuu) · いそ(iso) · (i) 五十

五十 Kanji Details

  1. (n) fifty

    There were fifty passengers on board the bus.

  1. (pn, adj-no) I (used when speaking to their equals or inferiors); me
  1. (n) silly monk; foolish monk
  2. (pn) I; me
  1. (n) we; us

    We have two daughters.

  2. I; me; my store (business, etc.)

    With regard to your letter of July 22nd, I enclose our most recent catalogue.

  1. (n) well

    He that stays in the valley shall never get over the hill.

せき(seki) · いせき(iseki) · (i) ·井堰

堰井 Kanji Details

  1. (n) dam; weir; barrier; sluice
わし(washi) ·

儂私 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) I; me (used by elderly males)

    This man's shouting at me!

  1. (n) 1st in a sequence denoted by the iroha system; 1st note in the diatonic scale (used in key names, etc.)
(i) · (i)

藺 Kanji Details

  1. (n) soft rush (Juncus effusus var. decipiens)

僕 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) I; me
  1. (n, adj-na) difference (of opinion)
  2. (adj-na) strange; odd; unusual
  3. (pref) different
  1. (ctr) rank; place (e.g. first place)
  2. decimal place
  3. counter for ghosts
あっし(asshi) · わっち(wacchi) · わっし(wasshi)

私 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) I (mainly used by working men); myself
  1. (n) feelings; thoughts

    I wish to express my deep appreciation for your kindness.

  2. meaning

    I interpreted their silence as consent.

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