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Words like I, me, you, we, them etc. are known as pronouns as they stand in the place of nouns.

See here for som and here for det.

Subject

These pronouns can be the subject of a sentence.

jeg

I

du / De (formal)

you (singular)

han

he

hun

she

den

it (common)

det

it (neuter)

vi

we

dere / De (formal)

you (plural)

de

they

Note:

  • Det is pronounced as if it were spelt de.
  • De (always capitalised) is a formal way of saying 'you' and is used by the older generation, young people to older people they don't know and in business correspondence.
  • Both De and de (they) are pronounced as if they were written di.

Object

These pronouns can be the object of a sentence or come after prepositions e.g. til.

meg

me

deg / Dem (formal)

you

ham

him

henne

her

den

it (common)

det

it (neuter)

oss

us

dere / Dem (formal)

you (plural)

dem

them

Note that meg and deg are pronounced as if they were spelled mei and dei.

Pronouns and word order

Examples needed, esp. of word order when there is a mixture of noun and pronoun objects in the same sentence.

Exercises

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