Personal Pronouns


There are three Persons of Personal Pronouns. They are —
  1. First Person
  2. Second Person
  3. Third Person
All these three Persons have different forms in different cases (Nominative, Objective and Possessive). Every student must knew these different forms very clearly, because without this knowledge they cannot be used correctly. The different forms are these –

I. Forms of First Person (Both Masculine and Feminine)

Case
Singular
Plural

Nominative
Objective (Accusative)
Possessive (Genitive)
I
Me
My, Mine
We
Us
Our, Ours

II. Forms of Second Person (Both Masculine and Feminine)

Case
Singular
Plural

Nominative
Objective (Accusative)
Possessive (Genitive)
You, thou
You, thee
Your, yours/Thy, thine
You, ye
You
Your, yours

Note:–  Thou, thee, thy, thine and ye are no longer in popular use.

III. Forms of Third Person (In different Genders)


Pronouns – Its Forms (Formation of Pronouns

IV. Forms of Relative and Interrogative Pronouns

Relative and Interrogative Pronouns have the same forms —

Case
Singular and Plural
Masculine and Feminine
Singular and Plural
Neuter

Nominative
Objective (Accusative)
Possessive (Genitive)
Who
Whom
Whose
Which
Which
Whose, of which

Note:–  Relative Pronoun ‘that’ has the same form in Singular and Plural Numbers and also in the Nominative and Accusative cases. It has no Genitive case.

V. Forms of Reflexive and Emphatic Pronouns

Pronoun
Reflexive and Emphatic Form


I
You
He
She
It
We
They
Myself
Yourself (in Singular), Yourselves (in Plural)
Himself
Herself
Itself
Ourselves
Themselves

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