Possessive pronouns in Arabic

Possessive pronouns in Arabic indicate ownership or possession of something by someone. They agree in gender and number with the noun they modify. Here’s a lesson on possessive pronouns in Arabic:

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  1. Singular Possessive Pronouns:
    • My:
      • مُفْرَد: مِنّي (minni) – my (for masculine and feminine nouns)
    • Your (masculine):
      • مُفْرَد: مِنْكَ (minka)
    • Your (feminine):
      • مُفْرَد: مِنْكِ (minki)
    • His:
      • مُفْرَد: مِنْهُ (minhu) – for masculine nouns
      • مُفْرَد: مِنْها (minha) – for feminine nouns
  2. Plural Possessive Pronouns:
    • Our:
      • جَمْع: مِنّا (menna) – for masculine and feminine nouns
    • Your (masculine):
      • جَمْع: مِنْكُمْ (minkum)
    • Your (feminine):
      • جَمْع: مِنْكُنَّ (minkunna)
    • Their:
      • جَمْع: مِنْهُمْ (minhum) – for masculine nouns
      • جَمْع: مِنْهُنَّ (minhunna) – for feminine nouns

Here are some examples of possessive pronouns in use:

  • كتابي (kitabi) – my book
  • بيتُكَ (baituka) – your (masculine) house
  • بيتُكِ (baituki) – your (feminine) house
  • بيتُهُ (baituhu) – his house
  • بيتُها (baituha) – her house
  • كتابُنا (kitabuna) – our book
  • بيوتُكُمْ (buyutukum) – your (masculine) houses
  • بيوتُكُنَّ (buyutukunna) – your (feminine) houses
  • بيوتُهُمْ (buyutuhum) – their houses (masculine)
  • بيوتُهُنَّ (buyutuhunna) – their houses (feminine)

Practicing possessive pronouns in various contexts will help you become proficient in using them accurately in both spoken and written Arabic.