6th Class English Pronouns Pronoun

Pronoun

Category : 6th Class

 

Pronoun

 

The word which is used in the place of noun is called pronoun.

 

 

1.            Personal Pronoun:

The pronoun which indicates a person is called personal pronoun.

For example: I am going

She is eating.

Personal Pronoun are used for first, second and third person.

Various Forms and Functions of the Personal Pronoun:

 

 

 

 

Function

Person

Number

Gender

Subject1

Object2

Passive2

First

Singular

Common

I

me

my, mine

 

Plural

''

we

us

our, ours

Second

Singular

Common

You

you

your, yours

 

Plural

''

You

you

your, yours

Third

Singular

Masculine

He

him

his

 

''

Feminine

She

her

her, hers

 

''

Neuter

It

it

its

 

Plural

Common

They

them

their, theirs

 

2.            Interrogative Pronoun:

The pronoun which is used to ask questions is called interrogative pronoun.

For example:

Who are you?

Which is your book?

 

3.            Realative Pronoun:

The Pronoun which is used to connect two sentences is called relative pronoun:

That noun is called antecedent.

 

 

(i) Continuative: In this relative pronoun do not show the speciality of its antecedent.

Who and which are continuative relative pronoun.

For example:

I met Rahul who (- and he) returned my book.

(ii) Restrictive: It shows the specificity of antecedent

For example:

Where is the pen which I gave you?

 

4.            Distributive Pronoun:

Distributive pronoun are those which indicated every pronoun and thing in the sentence.

For example: either, neither, none, each, any

Each of you can go home.

 

5.            Demonstrative Pronoun:

The pronoun which indicates the noun is called demonstrative pronoun.

For example: this, that

That is my book.

 

6.            Indefinite Pronoun:

The Pronoun which does not indicate any definite person, place or thing is called indefinite pronoun.

For example: One, more, some, many, etc.

 

7.            Reflexive Pronoun:

The pronoun which show the effect of work on subject is called pronoun.

For example: myself, himself, etc.

 

8.            Reciprocal Pronoun:

Those pronoun which show mutual relations and are made up of two pronouns are called reciprocal pronoun.

For example: Each other and one another

Two sisters loved each other.

 

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Notes - Pronoun
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