a pronoun that appears in a sentence at a position from which something has been copied or moved by a transformational rule, as found in languages such as Irish, Welsh, Hebrew, and Arabic and in some nonstandard varieties of English, as him in (nonstandard) the man that I gave the book to him.
gender-neutral pronounsRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Why Do We Capitalize The Pronoun “I”?Even though it feels natural to English speakers, capitalizing I is unusual. In fact, English is the only language that does it.
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