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Unformatted text preview: THE POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS Possessive pronoun = possessive adjective + bos or yos If the noun is not mentioned, the possessive adjective is followed by bos , singular or yos plural Misaal Sama bos = mine Be careful ! 3rd person = bos or yos + am Sing plur plur plur 1st person Sama/suma bos =mine Sama/suma yos =mine Suu bos =ours Suu yos = ours 2 nd person Sa bos = yours Sa yos = yours Seen bos = yours Seen yos = yours 3rd person Bosam = his/hers Yosam = his/hers Seen bos = theirs Seen yos = theirs Misaal Possessive adj. Possessive pro. negam = his/ her room bosam = his/hers Ay negam = his/her rooms yosam = his/hers Suu neg =our room suu bos = ours Suuy neg =our rooms suu yos = ours Mamadu Job ak Aliw Mamadu Job and Omar M jmm nga yendoo M good afternoon A jmm rekk Job A good afternoon Job M naka say doom M how are your children ? A u ngi fi A they are fine M ana sama waay ? M where is my friend ? A Bookar ? A Bookar ? M dedet, Sulay laa wax M no, i am talking about Suley A Ah ! Suley dafa dem Pikin seeti yayam A ah ! suley went to Pikine to visit his mother M Bookar nag ? M what about Bookar ?...
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