06 Kinds Of Pronouns With Definition and Examples

06 Kinds Of Pronouns With Definition and Examples

Pronoun is a word which is used in the place of noun to avoid unnecessary repetition.

Example:

Ali is my student. He is working hard to get admission in university.

06 Kinds Of Pronouns With Definition and Examples
06 Kinds Of Pronouns With Definition and Examples

Types of Pronoun:

  1. Personal pronoun
  2. Impersonal Pronoun (Indefinite Pronoun)
  3. Demonstrative Pronoun
  4. Interrogative Pronoun
  5. Relative Pronoun
  6. Distributive Pronoun

Personal pronoun is used in the place of name of persons.

 

Persons of Personal Pronoun

1st Person

1st (Speaker)

I (Singular)

We (Plural)

 

2nd (Listener)

You (Singular)

You (Plural)

 

3rd person Singular (About whom we are talking)

 

He, She, It

 

3rd person Plural (About whom we are talking)

They

 

Pronoun
I
We
You
He
She
It
They

Nominative/Subjective
I
We
You
He
She
It
They

Accusative/Objective
Me
Us
You
Him
Her
It
Them

Possessive Adjective (Before Noun)
My
Our
Your
His
Her
Its
Their

Possessive Pronoun (After Noun)
Mine
Ours
Yours
His
Hers
Its
Theirs

Reflexive Pronoun
Myself
Ourselves
Yourself/Yourselves
Himself
Herself
Its
Themselves

  1. IMPERSONAL PRONOUN / INDEFINITE PRONOUN:

They are used in the place of indefinite persons.

For example: One, Someone, Somebody, Everyone, Everybody, Anyone, Anybody, No one, No body, Nothing etc.

  1. DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUN:

They are used to indicate at someone or something.

There’re four demonstrative pronouns:

This (Near, Singular)

That (Far, Singular)

These (Near, Plural)

Those (Far, Plural

  1. INTERROGATIVE PRONOUN:

They are also known as Wh-words and they are used to ask questions. They’re always written at the start of sentence.

For Example:

What

Where

Why

Which

Whose

Whom

When

Who

How

  1. RELATIVE PRONOUN:

They are also Wh-words but they are used as linking word. They are written in between sentences.

Example: You are the boy who is my student.

  1. DISTRIBUTIVE PRONOUN:

There are three distributive pronouns.

For example

Each, Either and neither.

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