lesson25

Grammar 

Possessive Pronoun

 

There are two forms of possessive pronoun in Farsi:

 

Separate pronouns: are also used as possessive pronouns.

کتابِ من                      میزِ تو                          مدادِ او             

دفترِ ما                         شالِ شُما                       نانِ آنها            


 

 

Persian

Pronunciation

English

کِتابِ مَن

/ketâbe mam/ My book

کِتابِ تو

/ketâbe to/ Your book (singular)

کِتابِ او

/ketâbe u/ His / Her book

کِتابِ ما

/ketâbe mâ/ Our book

کِتابِ شُما

/ketâbe shomâ/ Your book

کِتابِ آنها

/ketâbe ânhâ/ Their book

 

 

Joined Possesive Pronouns: There are sixe joined possessive pronouns:

 

 

ـــَـ م /am/                               مان /tân/

ـــَـ ت /at/                               تان /tân/

ـــَـ ش /ash/                            شان /shân/


 

Persian

Pronunciation

English

کِتابَم

/ketâbam/  

My book

کِتابَت

/ketâbat/  

Your book (singular)

کِتابَش

/ketâbash/ His / Her book

کِتابِمان

/ketâbemân/ Our book

کِتابِتان

/ketâbetân/ Your book

کِتابِشان

/ketâbeshân/ Their book

 


 

Exercise:write with joined pronouns.

 1. کتابِ من

 2. خودکارِ تو

3. استادِ آنها

 4. کیفِ او

5. میزِ ما

 6. توپِ شما سه نفر

 

Exercise: change to Separate pronouns.

  1. میزمان

  2. کتابَت

  3. شهرتان

  4. ماشینشان

  5. کیفش

  6. مدادم


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