Tag Archives: Morphology

Possessive & demonstrative pronouns Posted by on Apr 12, 2012

Possessive pronouns    One holder Several holders 1st person  meus, -a, -um noster, nostra, nostrum 2nd person  tuus, -a, -um uester, uestra, uestrum 3rd person (reflexive)  suus, -a, -um   Its main function is the morphemic: they express the category of person and number. The reflexive possessive suus, -a, -um has also a phoric function…

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Pronominal morphology & Personal pronouns Posted by on Apr 9, 2012

What are pronouns? Traditionally pronouns are defined as words that are used in place of the name. However, this definition is unsatisfactory, in a phrases like: I will go to the movies tomorrow What name replaces “I“? It is obvious that it does no replace any name. ‘I‘ is a first-person morpheme that indicates the…

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