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What is an emphatic pronoun?

 

Definition
 

An emphatic pronoun is a personal pronoun that is used to emphasize its referent.

Example (French)
 
  • In the following sentence, moi is used as an emphatic pronoun:

  • Moi, je suis français. ‘Me, I am French.’
  • Generic
      An emphatic pronoun is a kind of
     
    Source
     

    Hartmann and Stork 1972 76


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