Picture of the Letter I
 

Letter I

  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter I
  • Interesting facts, information and meanings of Old English words beginning with the Letter I
  • The old English Letter I

Picture of the Letter I

Letter I

 

The Letter I
The Elizabethan alphabet contained just 24 old English letters as opposed to the 26 letters used in the modern English alphabet. The following picture of the Letter I of the modern English alphabet is depicted in an ornate style typical of those used with old English letters.

 
 
 

Picture of the Letter I
An old style Letter I

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter I
The following dictionary contains old Elizabethan words and their meanings beginning with Letter I. If you find some words amusing click the following link to have FUN with some insults from the Elizabethan Era.  Shakespearean Insults Generator

 
   

Elizabethan Words beginning with the
Letter
I

   
ICE-BROOK 
an icy-cold brook 
I'FECKS 
a euphemism in faith
IMAGE 
representation 
IMBARE 
to bare, lay open 
IMMEDIACY 
close connexion 
IMMOMENT 
unimportant 
  IMP 
to graft. to splice a falcon's broken feathers 
IMP 
a scion, a child 
IMPAWN 
to stake, compromise 
IMPEACH 
to bring into question 
IMPERCEIVERANT 
perception 
IMPETICOS 
to pocket 
  IMPORTANCE 
importunity 
IMPORTANT 
importunate 
IMPORTING 
significant 
IMPOSE 
imposition, meaning command or task imposed upon any one 
IMPOSITIONS 
command 
 

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter I

 
IMPRESE 
a device with a motto 
IMPRESS 
to compel to serve 
INCAPABLE 
unconscious 
INCARNARDINE 
to dye red 
INCENSED 
incited, egged on 
INCH-MEAL 
by inch-meal, by portions of inches 
INCLINING 
compliant 
  INCLIP 
to embrace 
INCLUDE 
conclude 
INCONY 
fine, delicate 
INCORRECT 
ill-regulated 
INDENT 
to compound or bargain 
INDEX 
a preface 
INDIFFERENT 
ordinary 
 
 

Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter I

 
INDIGEST 
disordered 
INDITE 
to invite, to convict 
INDUCTION 
introduction, beginning 
INDURANCE 
delay 
INGRAFT 
to engraff, engrafted 
INHERIT 
to possess 
INHOOPED 
penned up in hoops 
INKHORN-MATE 
a contemptuous term for a man of learning 
INKLE 
narrow tape 
  INLAND 
civilized, well-educated 
INLY 
inward 
INLY 
inwardly 
INQUISITION 
enquiry 
INSCONCE 
to arm, fortify 
INSTANCE 
example, information, reason, proof 
INTENDING 
regarding 
INTENDMENT 
intention
INTENTIVELY 
attentively 
INTERESSED 
allied 
 
INTERMISSION 
pause, delay 
INTRENCHMENT 
not capable of being cut 
INTRINSE 
intricate 
INTRINSICATE 
intricate 
INVENTION 
imagination 
INWARD 
an intimate friend
INWARDNESS 
intimacy 
IRREGULOUS 
lawless, licentious 
ITERATION 
reiteration
 

Interesting examples of Elizabethan Words beginning with the Letter I

The above examples of old Elizabethan words beginning with Letter I are fascinating. The language and vocabulary had not been formalised in the Elizabethan era. New words, some beginning with the Letter I were still being invented. Elizabethan dictionaries were not available - it was not possible to look up the spellings or meanings of Elizabethan words beginning with the Letter I . Old Elizabethan words were therefore spelt and written in a variety of different formats. The above online dictionary containing old Elizabethan words beginning with the Letter I provide a valuable reference source when studying the literary works and plays of famous Elizabethan authors such as William Shakespeare and Christopher Marlowe.

Elizabethan Language Guide - An Elizabethan Online Dictionary

Click the following links to access more information about the old English Elizabethan Language and the Elizabethan Online Dictionary for an easy to follow Elizabethan language guide.

Elizabethan Online Dictionary
Elizabethan Language
Elizabethan Insults
Elizabethan Education - Schools and Universities

 

Letter I

  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter I
  • Interesting facts, information and meanings of Old English words beginning with the Letter I
  • The old English Letter I
  • Elizabethan online dictionary containing words beginning with the Letter I
  • The old English Letter I

 
 

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