Definition of 代名詞

だいめいしdaimeishi

noun:

  • pronoun - Linguistics term
  • synonym; classic example; pattern; byword; representative

Example Sentences

クレオパトラKUREOPATORAha美人bijinno代名詞daimeishiになっているninatteiru
The name Cleopatra has become a byword for a beautiful woman.
関係代名詞kankeidaimeishiha接続詞setsuzokushi+代名詞daimeishinoはたらきhatarakiwoしていますshiteimasu
Relative pronouns perform as 'conjunction + pronoun'.
英語eigoにはniha8つyattsuno主なomona品詞hinshigaありますarimasu: 名詞meishi動詞doushi形容詞keiyoushi副詞fukushi代名詞daimeishi前置詞zenchishi接続詞setsuzokushiそしてsoshite感嘆詞kantankotoba
In English there are eight main parts of speech: noun, verb, adjective, adverb, pronoun, preposition, conjunction and finally interjection.
英語eigoni"he"ya"she"ni代わるkawaru性別seibetsu中立chuuritsutekina代名詞daimeishigaあれareba良いyoiことkotodehaないnaiですdesuka
Wouldn't it be great if a gender-neutral pronoun for "he" or "she" existed in English?
なんでnande英語eigono代名詞daimeishi"I"haいつもitsumo大文字daimonji表記hyoukinanokaわからwakaraないnai
I don't know why the English pronoun "I" always appears with a capital letter.

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