Egyptian Pronouns

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Egyptian Pronouns

Learning the Egyptian 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 Egyptian language. But first we need to know what the role of Pronouns is in the structure of the grammar in Egyptian.

Egyptian 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).

The pronouns in Egyptian are the most elaborated, since they have a masculine and feminine variant for the second person singular and plural, Also they have a dual variant denoting two persons. Here are some examples:

English PronounsEgyptian Pronouns
Pronounsdamair - ضـَماير
Iana - أنا
youenet- eneti- eneto - إنت- إنتي- إنتو
heho - هو
shehi - هي
weae7na - اِحْنا
theyhom - هُم
me
you
him
her
us
them
my...i - ــــي
your...ak- ...ek-.. Ko - ــــَك- ــِــك- ــــكو
his...oh - ــــُه
her...ha - ــــها
our...na - ــــنا
their..hom - ــــهم
minebeta3i - بتاعي
yoursbeta3ak / beta3ek / beta3ekwa - بتاعَك/ بِتاعِك/ بتاعكوا
hisbeta3oh - بِتاعُه
hersbeta3ha - بتاعْها
oursbeta3ena - بتاعنا
theirsbeta3hom - بتاعْهُم

Notice the structure of the Pronouns in Egyptian.

List of Pronouns in Egyptian

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

English PronounsEgyptian Pronouns
I speakbatkalem - باتـْكَـلـِّم
you speakbetetkalem- betetkalemi- betetkalemwa - بتتـْكَـلـِّم- بتتـْكَـلـِّمي- بتتـْكَـلـِّموا
he speaksbitkalem - بيتـْكَـلـِّم
she speaksbetetkalem - بتتـْكَـلـِّم
we speakbenetkalem - بنتـْكَـلـِّم
they speakbitkalemwa - بيتـْكَـلـِّموا
give meadini - اديني
give himadih - اديه
give heradiha - اديها
give usadina - ادينا
give themadihem - اديهم
my bookketabi - كِتابي
your bookketabak- ketabek- ketabekwa - كِتابَك- كِتابِك- كِتابكوا
his bookketaboh - كِتابُه
her bookketabha - كِتابـْها
our bookketabena - كِتابنا
their bookketabhom - كِتابْهُم

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


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