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What is an indefinite pronoun?

 

Definition
 

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

Examples (English)
 
  • anybody
  • one
  • somebody
Sources
 

Hartmann and Stork 1972 109

 

Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, and Svartvik 1985 376

 

Mish 1991 612

 

Richards, Platt, and Weber 1985 137

 

Crystal 1980 155


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