A word that is used in place of one or more nouns
The word or word group that a pronoun stands for
Refers to the one Speaking, the one spoken to, or the one spoken about: I, me mine, we, us, ours, our, you, yours, your, he, him, his,she, her, hers, it, it's, they, them, their, theirs
Used to show ownership or possession,
My, mine, our, ours, you, yours
Refers to the subject and is necessary to the
Basic meaning of the sentence,
Myself, ourselves, yourself, yourselves, himself, herself itself, themselves
Emphasizes the pronoun and is unnecessary: David himself bought the sandwich.
The award will be presented to the principal himself.
Points out a specific person, place, thing or idea:
This, that, these, those
Refers to a specific person, place, thing, or idea that, may or may not be specifically named: all, any, anybody, anyone, anything, both, each, either, everybody, everyone, few, many, more, much, neither, nobody, none, no one,one,other, several, some, somebody, something
Introduces a question:
what, which, who, whom, whose
What was causing that sound?
Introduces an adjective clause:
that, which, who, whom, whose
Robins are among the birds which migrate south for the winter