Pronouns

Possessive Pronouns

We use possessive pronouns to refer to a specific person/people or thing/things (the "antecedent") belonging to a person/people (and sometimes belonging to an animal/animals or thing/things).

We use possessive pronouns depending on:

number: singular ( mine) or plural (ours)

person: 1st person ( mine), 2nd person ( yours) or 3rd person (his)

gender: male (his), female (hers)

 

Below are the possessive pronouns

singular

1rd

male/female

mine

2rd

male/female

yours

3rd

male

his

female

hers

plural

1rd

male/female

ours

2rd

male/female

yours

3rd

male/female/ neuter

theirs