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Emphatic Pronoun

Emphatic Pronoun

An emphatic pronoun is a personal pronoun that is used to emphasize its referent .

(French)

In the following sentence, moi is used as an emphatic pronoun:

  • Moi, je suis français. ‘Me, I am French.’
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Source: Hartmann and Stork 1972

Hartmann, R.R.K., and F.C. Stork. 1972.Dictionary of language and linguistics. London: Applied Science.

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