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Meaning of "first person" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FIRST PERSON

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FIRST PERSON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
First person is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FIRST PERSON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

First person

First person may refer to: ▪ First person, a grammatical person ▪ First-person narrative, a narrative device whereby the narrator is speaking for and about themselves ▪ First-person perspective, a technique used in media where all action is seen is if through the eyes of the character in the story ▪ First-person interpretation, a technique used in museum theatre ▪ First Person, an interview-based television series created by Errol Morris ▪ First Person, a Canadian dramatic television series ▪ First-person view, a method of piloting a radio-controlled vehicle using a wireless video camera in the vehicle...

Definition of first person in the English dictionary

The definition of first person in the dictionary is a grammatical category of pronouns and verbs used by the speaker to refer to or talk about himself or herself, either alone or together with others.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FIRST PERSON

first mortgage
First Mover
first name
First Nation
first night
first offender
first officer
First Peoples
first performance
first person plural
first post
first prefect
first principle
first quarter
first reading
first refusal
First Reich
First Republic
first responder

WORDS THAT END LIKE FIRST PERSON

Anderson
Carson
chairperson
draftsperson
Emerson
first-person
Henderson
in person
Jefferson
lay person
Macpherson
McPherson
Paterson
person
Peterson
salesperson
Sanderson
second person
spokesperson
third person
tradesperson

Synonyms and antonyms of first person in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «first person» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FIRST PERSON

Find out the translation of first person to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of first person from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «first person» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

第一人称
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

primera persona
570 millions of speakers

English

first person
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पहले व्यक्ति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أول شخص
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

первый человек
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

primeira pessoa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রথম ব্যক্তি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

première personne
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

orang pertama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

erste Person
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一人称
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

일인칭
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wong pisanan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

người đầu tiên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முதல் நபர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रथम व्यक्ती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

birinci şahıs
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

prima persona
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pierwsza osoba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перша людина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prima persoană
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρώτο πρόσωπο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eerste persoon
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

första personen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

første person
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of first person

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FIRST PERSON»

The term «first person» is very widely used and occupies the 17.119 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FIRST PERSON» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «first person» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «first person» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about first person

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10 QUOTES WITH «FIRST PERSON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word first person.
1
Ben Affleck
If I ever woke up with a dead hooker in my hotel room, Matt would be the first person I'd call.
2
Eben Alexander
I'm not the first person to have discovered evidence that consciousness exists beyond the body. Brief, wonderful glimpses of this realm are as old as human history.
3
Tiki Barber
People go through life and make personal decisions and sometimes they don't work out. I won't be the first person to be divorced.
4
Kurtis Blow
Pete Dj Jones was the first person that I saw with 2 turntables. This was 1972.
5
Steven Burd
The first person a customer speaks with has the greatest impact on that customer's impression of Safeway.
6
Naomi Campbell
After Versace was murdered, the first person to call me was Mandela.
7
John Carmack
I have fond memories of the development work that led to a lot of great things in modern gaming - the intensity of the first person experience, LAN and Internet play, game mods, and so on.
8
Laetitia Casta
Yves Saint Laurent was the first person who made me feel like a woman.
9
Jessica Chastain
I'm the first person in my family to go to college.
10
Damien Chazelle
Certainly, my manager Gary Ungar was the first person to give me any attention and hustle for me. This was back in 2009.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FIRST PERSON»

Discover the use of first person in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to first person and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
First Person Plural: My Life as a Multiple
A victim of childhood sexual abuse, now a trained psychologist, chronicles his terrifying experience with multiple personalities later in life, detailing his road to recovery. Reprint.
Cameron West, 1999
2
First Person: New Media as Story, Performance, and Game
The relationship between story and game, and related questions of electronic writing and play, examined through a series of discussions among new media creators and theorists.
Noah Wardrip-Fruin, Pat Harrigan, 2004
3
First Person: An Astonishingly Frank Self-portrait by ...
Reveals the childhood, education, and personal life of Russia's newest president through interviews with Vladimir Putin, his wife, staff, and friends.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin, 2000
4
First Person Plural: Multiple Personality and the Philosophy ...
This text argues that most explanations of multiple personalities fail to distinguish the condition clearly enough from related states such as hypnotic trance, dreaming, and mediumship, and maintains that even the deeply divided personality ...
Stephen E. Braude, 1995
5
First Person Plural
Conjoined twins Owen and Porter Jamison, inhabiting one body with two heads, one torso, and two very different hearts, find their tentative bond threatened when Owen discovers that he is gay, which nearly destroys Porter's marriage as a ...
Andrew W. M. Beierle, 2007
6
Narrative Unreliability in the Twentieth-Century ...
This volume deals with the occurrence and development of unreliable first-person narration in twentieth century Western literature.
Elke D'hoker, Gunther Martens, 2008
7
Past Into Present: Effective Techniques for First-person ...
Stacy Roth Presents effective techniques of first-person interpretation, the portrayal of historical characters through interactive dramatization or roleplaying that is used to bring history to life at museums and historic sites.
Stacy Flora Roth, 1998
8
First Person Jewish
Examining more than a dozen films from Jewish artists, this book reveals how the postmodern impulse to turn the lens inward intersects provocatively with historical tropes and stereotypes of the Jew.
Alisa Lebow, 2008
9
First Person: Combat PTSD
This book will be of interests to Combat Veterans suffering from PTSD, families of PTSD Veterans and/or people diagnosed with PTSD, professionals treating PTSD patients/clients and the general public as a whole.
Sr. M. S. Rob Honzell, 2008
10
Ethics in the First Person: A Guide to Teaching and Learning ...
Ethics in the First Person is the first comprehensive guide to teaching and learning practical ethics to be published in more than 25 years.
Deni Elliott, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FIRST PERSON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term first person is used in the context of the following news items.
1
First Person: During war, speed limit proved lucky
First Person: During war, speed limit proved lucky. First Person is a weekly forum for personal musings and reflections from readers. Roy E. Ault ... «Columbus Dispatch, Jul 15»
2
Outback amateur astronomer Linda Nadge meets man who could be …
Also impressive was his commitment to promoting women in science, Ms Nadge said. "He has no intention of being the first person on Mars. «ABC Local, Jul 15»
3
First person: Minnesota man finds answers in the wilds of Isle Royale
First Person: Ageless Adventures” is a new, occasional series of stories by Star Tribune staff members and readers. Expect interesting tales of ... «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
4
First Person: Delaware Governor Jack Markell
Producer Brian Drouin has been with WHYY ... well since before your cell phone got "smart." He began working in television as an intern with ... «Newsworks.org, Jul 15»
5
Alex Young from Kings Hill becomes first person in Kent convicted of …
A man who became the first person in Kent charged under new drug-driving laws has been banned from the roads for a year. Alex Young ... «Kent Online, Jul 15»
6
Benton County woman is first person infected with West Nile in state
WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH NEWS RELEASE -- A Benton County woman is the first Washington resident known to be ... «KEPR 19, Jul 15»
7
First person view of China's latest wooden rollercoaster
First person view of China's latest wooden rollercoaster. With high peaks and speeds of up to 91km/h, the Jungle Trailblazer is the latest ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
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This Is What Happened to the First Person to Get the Rabies Vaccine
Rabies is among the most terrifying viruses to get. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “once clinical signs of rabies appear, the ... «TIME, Jul 15»
9
First Person: Santa Rosan pays tribute to Mom, 100
My mother, Zella Brisbin, was born in Yale, Okla., on July 3, 1915. She lived in the country outside Oilton, Okla., where her father worked as an ... «Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Jul 15»
10
FIRST PERSON: Derby's new mayor Paul Pegg looks forward to his …
IT was a tremendous honour to have been nominated by my fellow councillors to become Derby Mayor. It was a humbling experience and one ... «Derby Telegraph, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. First person [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/first-person>. Oct 2019 ».
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