::Grammatical person


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In Romance languages such as Spanish, the grammatical person affects the verb conjugation.
In this image, each row represents person and number: 1st person, 2nd person informal and 2nd person formal and 3rd person.
Columns represent tense (image: morning - past, noon - present, night - future).

Grammatical person, in linguistics, is the grammatical distinction between deictic references to participant(s) in an event; typically the distinction is between the speaker, the addressee, and others. Grammatical person typically defines a language's set of personal pronouns. It also frequently affects verbs, sometimes nouns, and possessive relationships.

Grammatical person sections
Intro  Grammatical person in nominative case English pronouns  See also  References  External links  

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