Meaning of i in Japanese

It seems that (i) is an inflection of いる.
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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

    こちらへやってくる少年とその犬をごらんなさい。
    Look at the boy and his dog that are coming this way.

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

    塩をこちらへ取ってもらえますか。
    Could you pass me the salt, please?

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

    こちらの方がこちらより値段が高い。
    This costs more than that.

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

    こちらアヤ、こちらアヤ、応答お願いします。
    This is Aya, this is Aya. Please respond.

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

    叔母さん、こちらはトム君です。
    Aunt, this is Tom.

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

    食物は胃の中で消化される。
    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

    彼女はわが身の不遇にじっと耐えねばならなかった。
    She had to smile at her misfortune.

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

    我が党の党首は他の党首達と会見し、その問題について話をした。
    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

    どこかは今五時だろう。
    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

    矛盾する報告を受けて、その役員は自分の立場を考え直した。
    Conflicting reports prompted the director to reconsider her position.

  2. I; me

    スミスさんは、自分はニューヨークの生まれだが妻は日本だと言う。
    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
それがし(soregashi)

某 Kanji Details

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

僕 Kanji Details

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

    僕はスーザンに謝ろうと電話したのに、彼女ときたら一方的に電話を切っちゃったんだ。
    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

    麿はプリンを食べないではおれぬ。
    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

    彼は野生に戻りたいと思っている。
    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

    うるさいなっ!少しの頭痛くらい我慢しろ。余は魔力がすっからかんだ。それもこれも姫のせいだぞ。
    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

    「おんどりゃー馬鹿言ってんじゃねー」農家は言った。
    "Don't say such rubbish!" said the farmer.

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

    あのさ〜俺らいま遊ぶお金ないんだけどね。まあ、ぶっちゃけ恵んでよな。
    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

    その事故は某映画スターの酔っぱらい運転のせいだった。
    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

    そんなことを考えながら『我輩はカモである』を再見しました。
    Thinking about those sort of things, I watched "Duck Soup" again.

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

    死がまさに我らを引離すまで愛し、いつくしむ。
    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)
(gu)

愚 Kanji Details

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

    知らないほうが幸せな場合には、知ることは愚である。
    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 ,

    これはとても小さい本です。
    This is a very small book.

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

    これは兄です。かっこいいですね。
    This is my brother. Handsome, isn't he?

  3. now

    今、飛行機の乗り換えだ。今まで飛行機8時間乗って、乗り換えてこれから又2時間だ。
    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

    私たちは子供にひとり寝の習慣をつけた。
    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

    そのバスには五十人の乗客がいた。
    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

    私どもには娘が2人います。
    We have two daughters.

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

    7月22日付けのお手紙につきまして私共の最新の目録を同封します。
    With regard to your letter of July 22nd, I enclose our most recent catalogue.

  1. (n) well

    井の中の蛙、大海を知らず。
    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)

    この人、あたしをどなりつけるんですよ!
    This man's shouting at me!

(i)
  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)
やつがれ(yatsugare)

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

    あなたのご親切に対し深く感謝の意を表します。
    I wish to express my deep appreciation for your kindness.

  2. meaning

    私は彼らの沈黙を承諾の意にとった。
    I interpreted their silence as consent.

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