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Personal Pronouns

PersonFirstSecondThird
SingularPronounIYouHe/She/It
Hak Gangai2ngi2gi2
PluralPronounWeYouThey
Hak Ganga1 diu1ngia1 diu1gia1 diu1
Click here to listen to a Real Audio recording of the above Hakka personal pronouns

Notice the correspondence in the initial and final letters of the singular and plural forms of the personal pronouns. Sometimes 'diu' can alternatively be said 'di'

Posessive Pronouns

PersonFirstSecondThird
SingularPronounMyYoursHis/Her's/Its
Hak Ganga1 ngia1 gia1
nga1 gai4ngia1 gai4gia1 gai4
PluralPronounOursYoursTheirs
Hak Ganga1 diu1 ai4ngia1 diu1 ai4gia1 diu1 ai4
Click here to listen to a Real Audio recording of the above Hakka possesive pronouns

'gai' and 'ai' are essentially the same particle, and can be used interchangeably. It is also possible to leave this particle out when using the first second and third person singular form.


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