relative pronoun meaning

  "relative pronoun" in a sentence
Noun: relative pronoun  'relutiv 'prow`nawn
  1. A pronoun (as 'that' or 'which' or 'who') that introduces a relative clause referring to some antecedent

Derived forms: relative pronouns

Type of: pronoun

Encyclopedia: Relative pronoun


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  1. the relative pronoun is often dropped if it is the subject
  2. If the antecedent is indefinite, no relative pronoun is used.
  3. Some languages, such as Welsh, have no relative pronouns.
  4. Subordinators or relative pronouns indicate which sub clause is being used.
  5. In the second one, the relative pronoun is expressed explicitly.

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