Question about terminology

JamesA2Kwiziq community member

Question about terminology

Hello, I have a technical question. Why aren’t these called possessive pronouns? Is the term interchangeable with possessive adjectives? It’s been a long time since I’ve been in school, but I don’t remember the term “possessive adjectives” at all.  Thank you.

Asked 2 months ago
JimC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Hi James,

I think that you will find it helpful if you were to have a look at previous questions on this and related points:-

https://french.kwiziq.com/questions/view/possessive-adjectives-and-possessive-pronouns

Bonne continuation,

Jim

Question about terminology

Hello, I have a technical question. Why aren’t these called possessive pronouns? Is the term interchangeable with possessive adjectives? It’s been a long time since I’ve been in school, but I don’t remember the term “possessive adjectives” at all.  Thank you.

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