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"I" is a noun which is often translated as "la i", and "shall" is an auxiliary verb which is often translated as "deber". Learn more about the difference between "i" and "shall" below.
i(
ay
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (letter)
a. la i
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
"India" begins with an i."India" empieza con una i.
b. la i latina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Do you write your name with an i or a y?¿Escribes tu nombre con una i latina o con una i griega?
I
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (subject)
a. yo
Mark is from England, but I am from Spain.Mark es de Inglaterra, pero yo soy de España.
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shall(
shahl
)
An auxiliary verb, or helper verb, is a conjugated verb that comes before a main verb and determines the main verb's tense, mood, or aspect (e.g. I have gone.).
1. (in statements about the future)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I shan't tell you again.No pienso volver a decírtelo.
We shall see what happens.Veremos lo qué pasa.
2. (making suggestions)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Let's leave it for tomorrow, shall we?¿Lo dejamos para mañana?
Shall we invite them?¿Los invitamos?
3. (emphatic)
a. deber
The client shall make timely payments, or be charged penalties.El cliente deberá hacer pagos oportunos, o sufrirá recargos.
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