First person

First person may refer to:
* A grammatical person, "I" and "we" in the English language
* First-person narrative, a literary device
* First-person interpretation, a museum technique
* "First Person" (TV show), an interview-based television series created by Errol Morris

* First-person view, in video gaming, is a viewpoint used in various genres, including:
** First-person shooter
** First-person adventure
** First person (video games)


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  • first person — n 1.) the first person technical a form of a verb or a pronoun that is used to show that you are the speaker. For example, I , me , we , and us are first person pronouns, and I am is the first person singular of the verb to be →↑second person,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • first person — first′ per′son n. 1) gram. the grammatical person used by a speaker in statements referring to himself or herself or to a group including himself or herself 2) gram. a pronoun or verb form in the first person, as I, we, or am, or a set of such… …   From formal English to slang

  • first-person — firstˈ person adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑first …   Useful english dictionary

  • first-person — adjective a) Of a verb, in the first person. b) Of a narrative, using verbs in the first person. See Also: first person, first person plural, first person singular …   Wiktionary

  • first person — noun (singular) 1 technical a form of a verb or a pronoun that is used to show that you are the speaker. For example, I , me , we , and us are first person pronouns, and I am is the first person singular of the verb to be 2 a way of telling a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • first person — N SING: the N A statement in the first person is a statement about yourself, or about yourself and someone else. The subject of a statement like this is I or we . He tells the story in the first person... His books are always first person… …   English dictionary

  • first person — noun a) Forms of pronouns or verbs used for the speaker or writer of the sentence in which they occur. Am is the first person singular of to be . b) A form of narrative writing using verbs in the first person in order to give the impression that… …   Wiktionary

  • first person — 1. the grammatical person used by a speaker in statements referring to himself or herself or to a group including himself or herself, as I and we in English. 2. a form in the first person. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • first person — noun Date: 1520 1. a. a set of linguistic forms (as verb forms, pronouns, and inflectional affixes) referring to the speaker or writer of the utterance in which they occur b. a linguistic form belonging to such a set c. reference of a linguistic… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • first-person — See first person. * * * …   Universalium


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