Cantonese Pronouns

If you're trying to learn Cantonese Pronouns you will find some useful resources including a course about Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns... to help you with your Cantonese grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Cantonese. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Cantonese Pronouns

Learning the Cantonese Pronouns is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Cantonese language. But first we need to know what the role of Pronouns is in the structure of the grammar in Cantonese.

Cantonese pronouns include personal pronouns (refer to the persons speaking, the persons spoken to, or the persons or things spoken about), indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns (connect parts of sentences) and reciprocal or reflexive pronouns (in which the object of a verb is being acted on by verb's subject). Here are some examples:

English PronounsCantonese Pronouns
Pronouns代詞
I
you
he
she
we我們
they他們
me
you
him
her
us我們
them他們
my我的
your你的
his他的
her她的
our我們的
their他們的
mine我的
yours你的
his他的
hers她的
ours我們的
theirs他們的

Notice the structure of the Pronouns in Cantonese.

List of Pronouns in Cantonese

Below is a list of the Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns in Cantonese placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Cantonese vocabulary.

English PronounsCantonese Pronouns
I speak我說
you speak你說
he speaks他說
she speaks她說
we speak我們說
they speak他們說
give me給我
給你
give him給他
give her給她
give us給我們
give them給他們
my book我的書
your book你的
his book他的
her book她的
our book我們的
their book他們的

Personal pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, reciprocal or reflexive pronouns have a very important role in Cantonese. Once you're done with the Yue Pronouns, you might want to check the rest of our Cantonese lessons here: Learn Cantonese. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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