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In Italian, unstressed e often yields i, e. g. Latin securus, Italian sicuro, Spanish seguro. However, when it is after the stress, i becomes e in Spanish: Latin feci, Italian feci, Spanish hice. Italian me (unstressed mi when attached after the infinitive) is from the accusative (direct objet) Latin me. Spanish mi is from the dative (indirect object) Latin mihi. On the whole, however, you have mostly Latin i = Italian i = Spanish i and Latin e = Italian e = Spanish e (or ie), or in many popular words: Latin short i = Italian e = Spanish e.