1. ♪ ī
    1. the, fourth letter and the fourth vowel of the Kannaḍa alphabet.
  2. ♪ ī
    1. to hand or pass over the possession or control or to someone; to give.
    2. to give or present as a gift; to bestow.
    3. to allow to happen, speak about or comment on; to give room to; ಈಸಿಕೊಡು īsikoḍu to cause to give; to get from one for another; ಈಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳು īsikoḷḷu to receive from another; to get (something) handed over.
  3. ♪ ī
    1. (said of animals) to bring forth; to give birth to.
    2. to give the result; to bear fruit.
    3. ಈದ ಹುಲಿ īda huli (fig.) a person who reacts angrily instinctively without thinking; ಈದದ್ದೂ ಅಲ್ಲ, ನೆಕ್ಕಿದ್ದೂ ಅಲ್ಲ īdaddū a lla, nekkiddu alla (prov. said of) an immature person having neither knowledge nor practical experience; a stupid person.
  4. ♪ ī
    1. that - a) designating the person or thing mentioned earlier or understood; b) designating the thing relatively closer to the person referring it; c) designating the nearer in thought of two contrasted things; this; these; d) designating something or someone described generally but well known or easily recognisable.
    2. ಈ ನಡುವೆ ī naḍuve in the intervening period of time; meanwhile; 2. of late, in recent times; ಈ ಮಧ್ಯ ī madhya = ಈ ನಡುವೆ.