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What is a possessive pronoun?



A possessive pronoun is a pronoun that expresses ownership and relationships like ownership, such as

  • kinship, and
  • other forms of association.
Examples (English)
  • my
  • mine
  A possessive pronoun is a kind of

Hartmann and Stork 1972 180


Mish 1991 918


Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, and Svartvik 1985 361


Crystal 1980 248

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