Possessive pronouns (Pronomina possessiva)

The circumflex accent ( ˆ ) is used to denote the length of the vowels.


The possessive pronouns in Latin are declined and used like the adjectives of the I-II declensions.They have the following forms:
 
Person
Singular
Plural
1.
meus, mea, meum my (mine) noster, nostra, nostrum our (ours)
2.
tuus, tua, tuum thy (thine) vester, vestra, vestrum your (yours)
3.
suus, sua, suum his, her (hers), its suus, sua, suum their (theirs)

Sometimes the possessive pronouns are strenghtened by the addition of the particles –pte and –met, cf. meapte, tuopte, tuismet.
 

Note:

The vocative of meus is mi, cf. mi fili oh, my son.


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