APA ITU POSSESSIVE PRONOUN?

Possessive Pronoun adalah kata ganti yang menunjukkan kepemilikan atas suatu benda. Kata-kata yang biasa digunakan adalah mine, yours, his, hers, ours, theirs.

Bentuk kata ini tergantung pada :

  • number: singular (eg: mine) or plural (eg: ours)
  • person: 1st person (eg: mine), 2nd person (eg: yours) or 3rd person (eg: his)
  • gender: male (his), female (hers)

e.g.

  • Look at those cars. Theirs is really ugly; ours is beautiful.
  • This new car is mine.
  • Mine is newer than yours.
  • My hair is very fine. Yours is thicker
  • The choice was his.
  • These are my gloves. Hers are in the drawer.

Bentuk ini berbeda dengan Possessive Adjective meskipun sama sama bagian dari possessive.

Berikut ini adalah perbedaan antara possessive adjective dan possessive pronoun

POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVE POSSESSIVE PRONOUN
My book is red The book is mine
He uses my pen He uses mine
Your bag is big The big one is yours
Our teacher is good The good teacher is ours
She brings your bag She brings yours
It is its food The food is its
I like her flower I like hers

Untuk lebih memahami pembahasan Possessive Pronoun lebih jelas, mari kita mehamami tentang possessive pronoun dengan menggunakan kalimat.

Sebagai SUBJEK (SUBJECT)

Mine ==> Milikku
Caroline Wants to borrow your car. Mine is sold (Caroline mau meminjam mobilmu. Mobilku sudah terjual)

Yours ==> Milikmu
Caroline Wants to borrow your car. Yours is better (Caroline mau meminjam mobilmu. Mobilmu lebih bagus)

Hers ==> Milik Dia (Perempuan)
Caroline Wants to borrow your car. Hers is sold (Caroline mau meminjam mobilmu. Mobilnya sudah terjual)

His ==> Milik Dia (Laki-Laki)
Caroline Wants to borrow your car. His is sold (Caroline mau meminjam mobilmu. Mobilnya sudah terjual)

Its ==> Milik Dia (Benda) (E.g: cat)
I hold the food that my cat seeks. The food is its (Saya memegang makanan yang kucing saya cari. Makanan ini milik dia)

Ours ==> Milik Kami
Caroline Wants to borrow your car. Ours is sold (Caroline mau meminjam mobilmu. Mobil kami sudah terjual)

Theirs ==> Milik mereka
Caroline Wants to borrow your car. Theirs is sold (Caroline mau meminjam mobilmu. Mobil mereka sudah terjual)


Sebagai OBJEK (OBJECT)

Mine ==> Milikku
The brand new car is mine(Mobil baru itu milikku)

Yours ==> Milikmu
The brand new car is Yours(Mobil baru itu milikmu)

Hers ==> Milik Dia (Perempuan)
The brand new car is Hers(Mobil baru itu milik dia)

His ==> Milik Dia (Laki-Laki)
The brand new car is his(Mobil baru itu milik dia)

Ours ==> Milik Kami
The brand new car is ours(Mobil baru itu milik kami)

Theirs ==> Milik mereka
The brand new car is theirs(Mobil baru itu milik mereka)


Demikianlah penejalasan mengenai Possessive Pronoun dan dengan contoh – contohnya.

Semoga bermanfaat!

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