Possessive Pronoun (definition)

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For a list of the possessive pronouns of Gaelic See Possessive Pronouns

A word in a language whose syntactic role is to take the place of a possessive noun. For example, in the English sentence, “This doll is hershers is a possessive pronoun that indicates that the doll belongs to a particular female. Possessive pronouns in English are mine, his, hers, yours, their, theirs, its.

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Possessive Pronouns Pronoun (definition)

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  • Crystal, D. (2008) Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. 6th Edition. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.