Lesson 26: Possesive Pronouns

Learning the "of" form (possesive) for pronouns

Relative Pronouns

The english translation of the possesive relative pronoun is "of whom", "of which" or "whose".

Singular antecedent - Masculine, Feminine or Neuter

Plural antecedent
quorum - Masculine and Neuter
quarum - Feminine


Personal Pronouns

Third Person Prounouns: He, She, It, They

Recall that there are two forms: of and possesive - the english translation of the genitive pronoun is thus either: "of him" or "his", "of her" or "hers", etc

Singular - Masculine, Feminine or Neuter

eorum - Masculine and Neuter
earum - Feminine


First & Second Person Pronouns

of meof usof youof ye / all of you
of formmeinostrituivestri
possesive form*meus,a,umnoster,tra,trumtuus,a,umvester,tra,trum

* These possessive forms have no pronouns, just adjectives. As adjectives, they must thereform agree in function, gender and number with the noun they modify, unlike the pronouns.

Now go on to Homework 28 and Homework 29

First Experience Latin - Fr. Reginald Foster

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