Demonstrative pronouns in Arabic – Pointing nouns in Arabic

Demonstrative pronouns are considered pointing nouns and have all the four characteristics that are gender, number, definiteness and grammar rules “I’rab- اعراب”.

There are two types of pointing nouns:

Near- القريب

Far – البعيد


Pointing Nouns – Near

Plural

Dual

Single

هؤلاء

These

هذان/هذين

These -Two-

هذا

This

Masculine

هؤلاء

These

هتين/هاتان

These-Two

هذه

This

Feminine

Pointing Nouns – Far

Plural

Dual

Single

أولئك

Those

ذانك/ذنيك

Those -Two-

ذلك

That

Masculine

أولئك

Those

تانك/تينك

Those-Two

تلك

That

Feminine


Additional Pointing Nouns:

كذلك

Like this

هكذا

In this way

هنا

Here

هناك

There

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2 Responses to Demonstrative pronouns in Arabic – Pointing nouns in Arabic

  1. Samira says:

    Please correct the above the 1st is Pointing noun “near” and 2nd is “far”

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