Definition of Pronouns

1. Noun. (plural of pronoun) ¹



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Definition of Pronouns

1. pronoun [n] - See also: pronoun

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pronouns

pronotum
pronoun
pronounal
pronounce
pronounceable
pronounced
pronouncedly
pronouncement
pronouncements
pronouncer
pronouncers
pronounces
pronounciate
pronounciation
pronouncing
pronouns (current term)
pronto
pronubial
pronuclear
pronuclei
pronucleophiles
pronucleuses
pronuncial
pronunciamento
pronunciamentos
pronunciation
pronunciation-guide
pronunciation guide
pronunciation guides

Literary usage of Pronouns

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough (1916)
"pronouns are derived from a distinct class of roots, which seem to have denoted ... Some pronouns indicate the object in itself, without reference to its ..."

2. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge (1903)
"Some pronouns indicate the object in itself, without reference to its class, ... These are Personal pronouns. They stand syntactically for Nouns, ..."

3. Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges: Founded on by Joseph Henry Allen, James Bradstreet Greenough, Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge (1903)
"pronouns are derived from a distinct class of roots, which seem to have denoted ... Some pronouns indicate the object in itself, without reference to its ..."

4. The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown (1851)
"The possessives only are " pronouns ; " and these are pronouns of the possessive cos«1. ... Here Murray gives a rule lor pronouns, and illustrates it by ..."

5. A Latin Grammar for Schools and Colleges by Albert Harkness (1886)
"Personal pronouns," so called because they designate the person of the noun which they represent, ... 9 But in their signification and use, pronouns differ ..."

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