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Revisão 25 de dezembro de 1999
Pronouns Pronomes

 


The rest of this page is just a list of
other pronouns without explanation on their use.

Direct object pronouns

There are detailed rules on the use of direct object pronouns, but generally these are used when something is done directly to someone/something. The pronoun may follow the verb and in that case the verb and the pronoun are separated with a hyphen.

me
te
²
o, a

nos
vocês
os, as

  me
you
him, her, it

us
you,
them

2 used in colloquial language

 

Indirect object pronouns

There are detailed rules on the use of undirect object pronouns, but generally these are used when something is done undirectly to someone/something. The pronoun may follow the verb and in that case the verb and the pronoun are separated with a hyphen.

me
te
³
lhe

nos
vocês
lhes

  me
you
him, her, it

us
you,
them

3 used in colloquial language

Direct and indirect object pronouns: Their difference is that direct are used in verbs with direct object, without prepositions after, and indirect when there is preposition:
Ex.: Ela o ama = Ela ama ele
       Ela lhe cansou = Ela cansou dele
 

Prepositional pronouns

To be used with prepositions

mim
você
ele, ela

nós
vocês
eles, elas

  me
you
him, her, it

us
you
them

 

Reflexive pronouns

me
se
se

nos
se
se

  (myself)
(yourself)
(himself, herself, itself)

(ourselves)
(yourselves)
(themselves)

Example: Está na hora de me deitar, It is time for me to go to bed
deitar = to put to bed
deitar-se = to go to bed (or roughly, to put oneself to bed)


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