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Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
I, s. m.
1. the third of the five vowels, and the ninth letter of the Italian alphabet; 2. pluralof the definite article masculine il, the. I libri,the books; 3. I is frequently prefixed, for the sake of euphony, to words commencing with the letter s and immediately followed by a consonant, especially when the preceding word ends with a consonant; as per istrada, con ispirito; 4. I is commonly elided after certain particles, such elision being signified by an apostrophe; as De' for Dei, a' for ai (to the). pe' for pei (for the), co' for coi (with the), &c.;5. I is used by old writers for the adverb ivi (there); 6. I, with the apostrophe, is the same as the pronoun io; as I'venni, I'feci, I'dissi,for Io venni, &c.; 7. I is used for the number I.
Florio: a worlde of wordes, or most copious, dictionarie in Italian and English
i: o, the first Pronoune primitiue, sing, I, I my selfe. Also a kind of wood that they vse to make Oares with.