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Definition for: their

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English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
my were are #37: their one so me

Pronunciation

  • th âr, /ðeə(r)/, / De@(r) /

Homophones

Possessive determiner

their

  1. belonging to them.
    They will meet tomorrow at their convenience .
    This is probably their cat.
  2. belonging to someone of unknown gender.
    Everyone must understand their feelings.

Usage note

For centuries, their has been used with a singular antecedent; however, many condemn this usage for its violation of traditional agreement rules. Writers should only use this construction if they are sure it will be viewed as an intentional choice, rather than an error. See singular they for a more in-depth discussion.

Related terms

Translations

  • Arabic: لهم (láhum)
  • Chinese: 他們的, 他们的 (tāmende)
  • Dutch: hun
  • Esperanto: ilia, iliaj
  • Finnish: heidän, -nsa, -nsä, niiden
  • French: leur sg . , leurs pl .
  • Frisian: har
  • German: ihr, ihre
  • Hungarian: az ő...-uk/-juk/-ük/-jük
  • Italian: il loro m sing , la loro f sg , i loro m pl , le loro f pl
  • Novial: losen m pl (1), lasen f pl (1), lusen n pl (1), lesen m pl or f pl or n pl or any mixture (1), sen referring to subject (1), len (2), sen referring to subject (2)
  • Japanese: 彼らの (かれらの, karera no)
  • Korean: 그들의 (geudeul-ui)
  • Portuguese: seu, seus
  • Russian: их (iχ)
  • Slovak: ich
  • Slovene: njihov
  • Spanish: su sg . , sus pl .
  • Swedish: deras
Note: In French, Italian, and Spanish, the gender of this pronoun agrees with the thing(s) owned, not with the owner.

Scots Gaelic

Pronunciation

/hér/

Verb form

their

  1. will say
    their Seumas — James will say.
    their mo chlann my children will say.

Other Translations for "their"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codetheir
Hex74 e8 65 69 72
Pig Latineirthay

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