per sonal pronoun

personal pronoun

noun Grammar.
any one of the pronouns used to refer to the speaker, or to one or more to or about whom or which he or she is speaking, as, in English, I, we, you, he, she, it, they.

Origin:
1660–70

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personal pronoun
 
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a pronoun having a definite person or thing as an antecedent and functioning grammatically in the same way as the noun that it replaces. In English, the personal pronouns include I, you, he, she, it, we, and they, and are inflected for case

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personal pronoun definition


A pronoun that represents a person in a sentence. Personal pronouns have different forms depending on their case, gender, and number

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