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Types of pronouns

Classes of pronouns
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Personal pronoun
A pronoun that refers to the one speaking (first person), the one spoken to (second person), or the person spoken about (third person).
Absolute possessive case
a possessive personal pronoun that represents both the possessor and the thing possessed, used as a complement rather than a modifier.
Antecedent
any word, phrase, or clause to which a pronoun, occurring later in a sentence, refers.
Demonstrative pronoun
a class of pronouns that points out which thing, person, idea, etc. is referred to.
possessive adjective
a possessive pronoun used as an adjective
Indefinite pronoun
a pronoun with no specific antecedent, as anybody, each, all, or some
Intensive pronoun
a compound personal pronoun; as myself, yourself, etc. used to give emphasis to another pronoun or a noun.
Interrogative pronoun
pronoun a pronoun used in asking a question, as who or what.
Pronominal adjective
pronoun used as an adjective.
Reciprocal pronoun
a pronoun expressing a mutual action or relationship.
Relative pronoun
a pronoun such as who, that, or which used to introduce an adjective clause; or the compound form, as whoever, whichever, used to introduce a noun clause; Who also can be used to introduce a noun clause.
Reflexive pronoun
a pronoun used when the action of the verb refers to the subject.
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