Everyone may aware about the word noun. The repetition of a noun in any sentence or a paragraph is really very boring. Therefore, the grammar prescribes Pronouns instead of repeating the noun word again and again. We can use a word instead of noun or in place of noun is called pronoun.
Many people committed numbers of grammatical mistakes because of lack of knowledge about the pronouns. Therefore, it is essential to know about the pronouns and their types and where we used them in our day-to-day life.
What are the types of pronouns? Mainly there are eight types of pronouns. 1) Personal Pronoun, 2) Reflexive pronoun, 3) Emphatic pronoun and 4) Demonstrative pronoun, 5) Indefinite pronoun, 6) Distributive pronouns, 7) Relative pronouns and 8) Interrogative pronoun. Here, I am discussing one by one for your better understanding.
1) What Is Personal Pronoun? A pronoun which is used instead of the name of a person is known as personal pronoun. For the three types of persons, there are three different types of personal pronouns. That are given below:-
a) First Person:- My, mine, me, we, our, ours, us etc.
b) For second person:- You, your, yours, thou, thine, thy, thee etc.
c) For third person:- He, she, his, her, hers it, its, they, their, theirs, them.
2) What are Reflexive Pronouns? When “self” is added to my, your, him, her, it and “selves” to our, your, them, we get compound personal pronouns which are called reflexive pronouns. Here, action done by the subject turns back upon the subject. Following examples helping you all a lot.
I) I read it myself.
II) He does that work himself.
III) They run themselves etc.
3) What are Emphatic Pronouns? When personal pronouns are emphasis in a sentence, then that pronoun is called emphasis pronoun. Following examples helping you a lot to get that.
I) I myself do that work.
II) You yourself can visit the Zoo.
III) They themselves admitted their fault. etc.
4) What are Demonstrative Pronouns? The pronouns which are using to point out the objects to which they refer to are called demonstrative pronouns. Following examples can help you a lot for understanding them.
I) This pen is given by my students.
II) Those are my books.
III) These schools are present our locality.
IV) That is my garden. etc.
Here, this, those, these and that are the demonstrative pronouns. Because, are describing the nouns.
5) What are Indefinite Pronouns? The pronouns which are refer to persons or things in a general way and do not refer to any particular persons or things are called indefinite pronouns. Following examples can helping you a lot for understanding the pronouns.
I) Somebody has taken my book.
II) Few of the passengers are like to traveling with us.
III) A little water is left in the pot.
Somebody, anybody, few, a little etc are the indefinite pronouns.
6) What are distributive Pronouns? Each, either, neither, etc. are called the distributive pronouns, because they refer to persons or things one at a time. Hence, they are always singular in numbers and the verbs always followed by them are singular. Following examples are helping you all to understand better.
I) Either of us are not visited there.
II) Neither you nor me went to school yesterday.
III) Each of us gain the knowledge from the article. etc.
7) What are relative Pronouns? The pronouns which are related to some nouns going before are called relative pronouns. The following examples can helping you all to know about this pronoun.
I) I visit my friend who is living near to me.
II) Whose pen is this?
III) Which is your note among them?
IV) Here is the pen that you lent me before.
Here, who, whose, which and that are called relative pronouns.
8) What are Interrogative Pronouns? The pronoun which are using for asking questions are called interrogative pronouns. Following examples are helping you all to understanding this pronoun better.
I) What are you doing now?
II) Whose pen is this?
III) Which is your neighbor here? etc.
These are some examples of interrogative pronoun. All the above types of pronouns are helping you to improving your grammar. So, remember them and like, share and comment on it. Thanks.