Possesive pronouns: My, your, ..

Ev = house

 

personal pronoun

suffix of the owner

suffix of the owned

example

english

ben

-im

-im, -ım, -üm, -um

evim

benim evim

my house

sen

-in

-in, -ın, -ün, -un

evin

senin evin

your house

o

-nun

-i, -ı, -ü, -u

evi

onun evi

his/her/its house

biz

-im

-imiz, -ımız, -ümüz, -umuz

evimiz

bizim evimiz

our house

siz

-in

-iniz, -ınız, -ünüz, -unuz

eviniz

sizin eviniz

your house

onlar

-ın

-i, -ı, -ü, -u

ev(ler)i

onların evi

their house

 

Notes:

  • These are the same as the rules in the previous sections, except for “ben” and “biz".
  • The owner (ie personal pronoun + suffix of the owner) is normally dropped as/when the meaning is already clear, except when the focus and stress is on the owner (ie who the owner is).
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