I :: I () I, the ninth letter of the English alphabet, takes its form from the Phoenician, through the Latin and the Greek. The Phoenician letter was probably of Egyptian origin. Its original value was nearly the same as that of the Italian I, or long e as in mete. Etymologically I is most closely related to e, y, j, g; as in dint, dent, beverage, L. bibere; E. kin, AS. cynn; E. thin, AS. /ynne; E. dominion, donjon, dungeon..
I :: I () In our old authors, I was often used for ay (or aye), yes, which is pronounced nearly like it..
I :: I () As a numeral, I stands for 1, II for 2, etc..
I :: I- (prefix.) See Y-.
We :: We (pl. ) of .
Our :: Our (pl. ) of .
Ours :: Ours (pl. ) of .
Us :: Us (pl. ) of .
I :: I (object.) The nominative case of the pronoun of the first person; the word with which a speaker or writer denotes himself.
Iamatology :: Iamatology (n.) Materia Medica; that branch of therapeutics which treats of remedies.
Iamb :: Iamb (n.) An iambus or iambic.
Iambic :: Iambic (a.) Consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented; as, an iambic foot..
Iambic :: Iambic (a.) Pertaining to, or composed of, iambics; as, an iambic verse; iambic meter. See Lambus..
Iambic :: Iambic (n.) An iambic foot; an iambus.
Iambic :: Iambic (n.) A verse composed of iambic feet.
Iambic :: Iambic (n.) A satirical poem (such poems having been anciently written in iambic verse); a satire; a lampoon.
Iambical :: Iambical (a.) Iambic.
Iambically :: Iambically (adv.) In a iambic manner; after the manner of iambics.
Iambize :: Iambize (v. t.) To satirize in iambics; to lampoon.
Iambi :: Iambi (pl. ) of Iambu.
Iambuses :: Iambuses (pl. ) of Iambu.
Iambus :: Iambus (n.) A foot consisting of a short syllable followed by a long one, as in /mans, or of an unaccented syllable followed by an accented one, as invent; an iambic. See the Couplet under Iambic, n..
Ianthinae :: Ianthinae (pl. ) of Ianthin.
Ianthinas :: Ianthinas (pl. ) of Ianthin.
Ianthina :: Ianthina (n.) Any gastropod of the genus Ianthina, of which various species are found living in mid ocean; -- called also purple shell, and violet snail..
Iatraliptic :: Iatraliptic (a.) Treating diseases by anointing and friction; as, the iatraliptic method..
Iatric :: Iatric (a.) Alt. of Iatrica.
Iatrical :: Iatrical (a.) Of or pertaining to medicine, or to medical men..
Iatrochemical :: Iatrochemical (a.) Of or pertaining to iatrochemistry, or to the iatrochemists..
Iatrochemist :: Iatrochemist (n.) A physician who explained or treated diseases upon chemical principles; one who practiced iatrochemistry.
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