Pronouns

Demonstrative Pronouns (ismu ishaara)

Demonstrative Pronouns (Seq # 30)  اِسْمُ الإِشَارَةِ (Ismu l-ishaara)

These pronouns are used to demonstrate some object and they all are definite. Below is the table of these pronouns. They are self-explanatory.

Meaning Demonstrative Pronouns
This (Masculine) هَذَا
This (Feminine) هَذِهِ
That (Masculine) ذٰلــِكَ
That (Feminine) تِــلـْـكَ
These (Masc./Fem.) هَؤُلإِ
Those (Masc./Fem.) أُوْلَـئِكَ

Exercises

  • State TRUE or FALSE: Read the verse Quran (18:15). هَؤُلإِ is present in this verse and it means “these (masculine/feminine)”.
  • State TRUE or FALSE: Read the verse Quran (18:23). ذٰلــِكَ is present in this verse.
  • State TRUE or FALSE: Read the verse Quran (18:24). هَذَا is not present in this verse.
  • State TRUE or FALSE: Read the verse Quran (18:78). هَذَا is not present in this verse.
  • State TRUE or FALSE: Read the verse Quran (18:31). أُوْلَـئِكَ is present in this verse.

Answers to Exercises

Demonstrative Pronouns (Seq # 30) T, T, F, F, T
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