The word “I” is a subject pronoun in English. A pronoun replaces a noun in a sentence. “I” is a subject pronoun which means that we are talking about the person who does the action.
Subject pronouns in English:
Is I a pronoun?
Yes, “I” is a pronoun. We use “I” when we want to talk about ourselves and what we do and feel.
I like tennis.
I want to play chess later.
A subject pronoun is different from an object pronoun because a subject pronoun does the action and an object pronoun receives the action.
For the first person singular, “I” is the subject pronoun, and “me” is the object pronoun.
I like John.
John likes me.
Is I a noun?
“I” is a pronoun that is a type of noun. A noun is a person, place, or thing. A pronoun is a subcategory of a noun.
Some examples of nouns include tree, Peter, car, and London.
Is I a proper noun?
A proper noun is a specific name or place like Johnny Depp or Paris. A proper noun should always be capitalized.
“I” is not a proper noun. “I” is a pronoun. It is generally accepted that you should always capitalize the letter “I” but not because it is a proper noun.
Is I a verb?
No, “I” is not a verb. A verb is usually an action verb and can be conjugated.
Some examples of verbs include “to be”,”to have” and “to play”.