This is a list of pronouns in Afrikaans. This includes subject, object, and the possessive. These are used on a daily basis, so don't skip this lesson. We start with the object pronouns such as "I, you, her ..."
|You (pl.): julle|
Here are samples to demonstrate how the object pronoun is used in a sentence.
|I love you: Ek is lief vir jou|
|She is beautiful: Sy is mooi
|We are happy: Ons is gelukkig|
|They are dancing: Hulle dans|
Now we look into the subject pronoun such as "me, him, us, them ...".
|You (pl.): julle|
These are examples to demonstrate how the subject pronoun is used in a sentence.
|Give me your phone number: Gee my jou telefoonnommer|
|I can give you my email: Ek kan jou my e-pos gee
|Tell him to call me: Sê vir hom hy moet my bel|
|Can you call us?: Kan jy ons bel|
We reach now the possessive adjective part, used to refer to thing we possess. Examples: "my, our, their ...".
|Your (pl.): julle|
Here are samples to demonstrate how the possessive adjective is used.
|My phone number is . . .: My telefoonnommer is|
|His email is . . .: Sy e-pos is
|Our dream is to visit Spain: Ons droom is om Spanje te besoek|
|Their country is beautiful: Hulle land is lieflik|
This is the possessive pronoun. Used as an alternative to the possessive adjectives above. Instead of saying "It is my dog" you can say "It is mine".
|Ours: ons s'n|
|Yours (pl.): julle s'n|
|Theirs: hulle s'n|
These are some examples of the possessive pronoun in a sentence.
|The book is mine: Hierdie boek is myne|
|Is this pen yours?: Is dié pen joune?
|The shoes are hers: Die skoene is hare|
|Victory is ours: Ons het gewen|
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