View table of contents for this book View table of contents for LinguaLinksLibrary Go to LinguaLinks home page

What is an indefinite pronoun?



An indefinite pronoun is a pronoun that belongs to a class whose members indicate indefinite reference.

Examples (English)
  • anybody
  • one
  • somebody

Hartmann and Stork 1972 109


Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, and Svartvik 1985 376


Mish 1991 612


Richards, Platt, and Weber 1985 137


Crystal 1980 155

Context for this page:

Go to SIL home page This page is an extract from the LinguaLinks Library, Version 5.0 published on CD-ROM by SIL International, 2003. [Ordering information.]

Page content last modified: 5 January 2004

© 2004 SIL International