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Is the letter "I (i)" considered a word or just a letter contained in the alphabet?

Question #141886. Asked by navaho56.
Last updated Nov 19 2015.
Originally posted Nov 19 2015 6:08 AM.

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ceetee star
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It can serve as both.
The pronoun I /a?/ is the first-person singular nominative case personal pronoun in Modern English. It is used to refer to one's self and is capitalized, although other pronouns, such as he or she, are not capitalized
link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_%28pronoun%29
Isaac Asimov uses this in the title of one of his more famous works "I, Robot"

Nov 19 2015, 6:40 AM
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davejacobs
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Answer has 7 votes.
Other letters which are also words are: a, the indefinite article; o, an exclamation or before a name as a respectful introduction (O mighty Zeus etc).
Ref: Websters or any other dictionary.

Nov 19 2015, 5:19 PM
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