Kannada Pronouns

Kannada Pronouns

If you're trying to learn Kannada 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 Kannada 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 Kannada. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

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Kannada Pronouns

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

Kannada 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 PronounsKannada Pronouns
Pronounssarvanaamagalu
Inaanu
youneenu
heavanu
sheavalu
wenaavu
theyavvaru
menanna, nannage
youninna, nimage
himavana, avanige
heravala,avalige
usnamma
themavarige
my namma
yourninna
hisavana
heravala
ournamma
theiravara
minenanna
yoursnimma
hisavana
hersavala
oursnamma
theirsavara

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Pronouns in Kannada has a logical pattern. Locate the Pronouns above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Kannada.

List of Pronouns in Kannada

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

English PronounsKannada Pronouns
I speaknaanu mathanaduthini
you speakneenu mathanaduthiya
he speaksavanu mathanaduthiddane
she speaksavalu mathanaduthaailddale
we speaknaavu mathanaduthiddeve
they speakavaru mathanaduthiddare
give menanage kodi
ninage kodutheene
give himavanige kodu
give heravalige kodu
give usnamage kodu
give themavarige kodu
my booknanna pustaka
your bookninna pustaka
his bookavana pustaka
her bookavala pustaka
our booknamma pustaka
their bookavara pustaka

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


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