Words which are use instead of noun are known as pronoun. However, in grammar it is being defined as the word or the phase which are substituted in place of the noun. Thus, words which can be replaced in known as the pronoun’s antecedent. Moreover, the work performed by the noun can also be done by this as well. So, it can easily act as a subject, direct object, indirect object, object of the preposition and more. Thus, there are various words which are of very short words. Example:
Examples of Pronoun:
- I have lost my pen. Buy a new pen for me.
- We are getting bored. Let us go for a movie.
- She sang very well. Everyone clapped for her.
- Look at Mary she is dancing.
- They are glad to see her.
- Ann and Lily have come to see her.
- This is her pen.
- The girl who is simple is respected by all.
- He is going home.
- We are going on vacation.
Rules of Pronoun:
However, there are few important rules for using this. So, go through them read the examples and notice how the rules are followed. So, that you can learn the way to use this.
- Use subject in the sentence. Example: We did a great job.
- However, you must also use subject to rename the subject. Example: It was she who decided we should go to Hawaii.
- Moreover, the Indefinite pronouns don’t have antecedents. As they are capable enough of standing on their own. For example: No one likes the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard.
- They are also capable of Object pronouns are used as direct objects, indirect objects, and objects of prepositions. These include: you, me, him, her, us, them, and it. Example: David talked to her about the mistake.
- Moreover, the Possessive pronouns show ownership. Thus, they do not need apostrophes. Example: The cat washed its whiskers.
Types of Pronoun:
However, this can be divided into numerous categories. Thus, these are:
- Personal Pronoun.
- Reflexive Pronoun.
- Indefinite/Distributive Pronoun.
- Demonstrative Pronoun.
- Possessive Pronoun.
- Relative Pronoun.
- Interrogative Pronoun.
- Reciprocal Pronoun.
You study abut pronoun that pronoun can do everything that noun do, right! Pronoun can take place of noun.
Here is a list of pronoun detail.
Surprise to Know about Types of Pronoun
- Personal Pronouns
- Demonstrative Pronouns
- Interrogative Pronouns
- Reciprocal Pronouns
- Possessive Pronouns
- Reflexive Pronouns
- Relative Pronouns
- Indefinite Pronouns
In our books, there are 8 types of pronouns, but it may be 9. So which counting is correct? Don’t think. It is an old English and modern English game. Generally there are 8 types of pronouns. If you can clear, please.
Definition of Pronoun
Pronoun is a word which used in place of a noun.
There are 3 kinds of Pronouns.
- Personal Pronoun
- Interrogative Pronoun
- Relative Pronoun
1 PERSONAL PRONOUN
Definition of Personal Pronoun
These pronouns are used for person.
These are 3 kinds:
- First Person
- Second Person
- Third Person
First Person: In a Sentence, a person who talks is first person. Example- I, We
Second Person: To whom, the person talks is second person. Ex- you
Third Person: About whom, the person talks is third person. Ex- He, She , it, they
First person- I, We जो बोल रहा है
Second Person-you जो सुन रहा है
Third Person- He, She, it, they जिसके बारे में बात की जा रही रही है
2 Interrogative Pronoun
Definition of Interrogative Pronoun
These are also call “ Question Words” or wh-words”. In interrogative sentences, helping verb used after wh-words. Question Mark? Is put up after interrogative sentence
|Word||Meaning in Interrogative Pronoun||Meaning in relative pronoun|
|Who (living person)||कौन||जो|
|What ( idea or non living person)||क्या||जो|
|Where (place)||कहाँ||वहाँ, जहाँ|
|How (manner of work)||कैसे||जैसे|
|How many (plural, in numbers)||कितने||उतने, जितने|
|How much (singular, quantity)||कितना||उतना, जितना|
|Whom (indirect object)||किसकों||जिसको|
|Whose (posession)||किसका, किसकी||जिसका, जिसकी|
3 Relative Pronoun
Definition of Relative Pronoun
Relative Pronoun is used to connect two sentences.
When “wh-word” are used in the middle of sentence, they perform as a “ Relative Pronoun”.
Example of relative pronoun
- What are you doing?
In the above sentences “what” is performing as “interrogative pronoun”.
- I don’t know what are you doing?
In the above sentence “what” is performating as “relative pronoun” because it connects two sentences.