06 Kinds Of Pronouns With Definition and Examples
Pronoun is a word which is used in the place of noun to avoid unnecessary repetition.
Ali is my student. He is working hard to get admission in university.
Types of Pronoun:
- Personal pronoun
- Impersonal Pronoun (Indefinite Pronoun)
- Demonstrative Pronoun
- Interrogative Pronoun
- Relative Pronoun
- Distributive Pronoun
Personal pronoun is used in the place of name of persons.
Persons of Personal Pronoun
3rd person Singular (About whom we are talking)
He, She, It
3rd person Plural (About whom we are talking)
Possessive Adjective (Before Noun)
Possessive Pronoun (After Noun)
- 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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- DISTRIBUTIVE PRONOUN:
There are three distributive pronouns.
Each, Either and neither.