what are pronouns

what are the pronouns

What are the pronouns?

The pronouns we use in everyday life are gender-specific, and these terms are used in many different ways. I am a girl, and I am a teacher. I am not a girl, and I am not a teacher. Many more articles on the web are examples and definitions of different pronouns in different languages and societies. However, even still, there is a lot we don’t know.

 PRONOUN Definition

PRONOUN is the parts of speech word which is used in place of a noun or instead of a noun

For example He, they 

pronoun and its kinds

Personal pronoun (what are the pronouns)

The personal pronoun is associated with the particular person like first person, second person, and 3rd person

For example


I we mine us ours 

Second person

Yours you 


They he her she it them their 

 Impersonal pronoun(what are the pronouns):

The pronoun which defines or stands for a thing or verb or any non-living thing but not for a person is called impersonal pronoun 

 For example

Speaking about whether or period 

It is ok 

It is summer

It is eight o’clock

For without life things

Here is your watch. Take it away

The pronoun It is used above stands for no noun whatever 

It is all example of the impersonal pronoun

Reflexive pronoun (what are the pronouns) :

When the subject does the action reflects back upon the subject, then the subject is called Reflexive pronoun

For example

We hurt ourselves; he hurt himself, I hurt myself

Emphatic pronoun (what are the pronouns) :

The type of personal pronouns that are used for the sake of emphasis is called emphatic pronoun

For example

She herself says so, I will do it myself, we saw the president himself

Here words herself myself himself are used are emphatic pronouns

Demonstrative pronoun (what are the pronouns) :

The pronoun that is used to point out the object to which they refer and are therefore called demonstrative pronouns 

For example 

This is the present from my aunty

Sukkur mangoes are better than those of Karachi 

That is seaport

This these are demonstrative 

Indefinite pronoun (pronoun and its kinds):

The pronouns which refer to persons or things in a general way but do not refer to any person or thing in particular are called indefinite pronoun

For example

One hardly knows what to do 

Do good to others 

Many of them were Sikhs 

Few escaped from death 

Distributive pronoun (what are the pronouns):

The pronoun which refers to o persons or things one at a time that is the reason they are always single and are followed by a verb in the singular 

For example 

Each every either neither 

The relative pronoun (what are the pronouns) :

The pronoun which refers or relates to some noun going before is called relative pronoun

For example 

Who whose whom/ who

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