Definition of Reciprocal pronoun

1. Noun. A pronoun or pronominal phrase (as 'each other') that expresses a mutual action or relationship between the individuals indicated in the plural subject. "The sentence `They cared for each other' contains a reciprocal pronoun"

Generic synonyms: Pronoun



Definition of Reciprocal pronoun

1. Noun. a pronoun referring to an antecedent in the plural, and expressing a mutual relation ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reciprocal Pronoun

recipients
recipiomotor
reciprocal
reciprocal-inhibition therapy
reciprocal altruism
reciprocal altruisms
reciprocal anchorage
reciprocal arm
reciprocal beat
reciprocal bigeminy
reciprocal cross
reciprocal forces
reciprocal inhibition
reciprocal innervation
reciprocal ohm
reciprocal pronoun (current term)
reciprocal pronouns
reciprocal rhythm
reciprocal transfusion
reciprocal translocation
reciprocal treanslocation
reciprocalities
reciprocality
reciprocally
reciprocalness
reciprocals
reciprocate
reciprocated
reciprocates
reciprocating

Literary usage of Reciprocal pronoun

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1. A Grammar of the German Language: Designed for a Thoro and Practical Study by George Oliver Curme (1922)
"When the pronoun shows that the action of the verb is mutual between two or more persons, it is called a reciprocal pronoun. The following reciprocal forms ..."

2. A Greek Grammar for Colleges by Herbert Weir Smyth (1920)
"reciprocal pronoun. — The reciprocal pronoun, meaning one another, each oilier, is made by doubling the stem of ..."

3. A complete dictionary of the English languageby Thomas Sheridan by Thomas Sheridan (1797)
"One who officiates only with the reciprocal pronoun. PRIER, pri'-ùr. f. ... reciprocal pronoun ..."

4. An Elementary Grammar of the Greek Language: Containing a Series of Greek by Raphael Kühner (1846)
"(с) The reciprocal pronoun. The reciprocal pronoun expresses a mutual action of several persons to each other. Plur. GDA ll)Mß. ..."

5. Outlines of a Grammar of the Vei Language: Together with a Vei-English by Sigismund Wilhelm Koelle (1854)
"V. reciprocal pronoun— Nyo is used both in the singular and plural: the latter when referring to more than two persons, and the former when either referring ..."

6. Beginner's Greek Book by Allen Rogers Benner, Herbert Weir Smyth (1906)
"THE reciprocal pronoun. THE INDIRECT REFLEXIVE ot. ATTRIBUTIVE POSITION OF THE POSSESSIVE GENITIVE OF REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS Review the paradigms of personal ..."

7. Grammar of the Sindhi Language: Compared with the Sanskrit-Prakrit and the by Ernst Trumpp (1872)
"The reciprocal pronoun in Sindhi is J^LS pana, 'self ', in person, in contradistinction to .^Lj panu, sm, one,s own person or personality. ..."

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