Pengertian, Jenis, Kegunaan dan Contoh Pronouns

Pronouns adalah kata ganti yang menyatakan seseorang atau sesuatu. Jenis kata ini memiliki 3 jenis, yaitu :
1. Personal Pronouns
2. Possesive Pronouns
3. Reflexive Pronouns

1. Personal Pronouns
Yaitu kata ganti orang. Di dalam kalimat, kata ganti ini digunakan sebagai subjek dan sebagai objek. Penggunaan yang berbeda membuat bentukya berubah. Untuk lebih lengkap, perhatikan tabel di bawah :
Subjek
Contoh Kalimat
Objek
Contoh Kalimat
I
I am a teacher.
Me
He loves me.
You
You are a teacher.
You
I love you.
She
She is a nurse.
Her
They love her.
He
He is a policeman.
Him
She loves him.
It
It is a pen.
It
He buys it.
We
We are happy.
Us
They join us.
They
They are sad.
Them
Let them come.


2. Possesive Pronouns
Yaitu kata ganti yang menyatakan milik. Di dalam kalimat pemakaiannya dapat dibagi menjadi possesive adjectives dan possesive pronouns. Disebut sebagai possesive adjectives karena kata tersebut berfungsi sebagai adjectives.
Subjek
Possesive Adjectives
Contoh Kalimat Possesive Adjectives
Possesive Pronouns
Contoh Kalimat
Possesive Pronouns
I
My
This is my pen.
Mine
This pen is mine.
You
Your
This is your pen.
Yours
This pen is yours.
She
Her
This is her pen.
Hers
This pen is hers.
He
His
This is his pen.
His
This pen is his.
It
Its
This is its bone.
its
This bone is its
We
Our
This is our pen.
Ours
This pen is ours.
They
Their
This is their pen.
Theirs
This pen is theirs.

3. Reflexive Pronouns  
Yaitu kata ganti yang menyatakan tentang diri sendiri.
Personal
Reflexive Pronouns

I
Myself
You
Yourself
She
Herself
He
Himself
It
Itself
We
Ourselves
They
Themselves
 Bentuk ini digunakan dalam dua cara, yaitu :
1. Untuk menyatakan tentang diri sendiri.
Contoh :
- I did my homework myself.
- He hurt hisself with knife.

2. Untuk menguatkan arti atau memberi penekanan.
Contoh :
- I myself found the place.
- They themselves agreed to sign.

Semoga bermanfaat.

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