Possessive Case or Genitive Case

Grammar Index : 2


A noun is said to be in Possessive Case or Genitive Case, if it denotes possession or ownership.


A noun or pronoun in the Possessive Case or Genitive Case is governed by the noun that follows it.

Examples:


  • This is your pencil.

    Your is in possessive case.


  • It is our idea.

    Our is in possessive case.


  • John’s sister has been hospitalized.

    John's is in possessive case.


  • This is his pencil.


  • Your father is waiting for you.


  • Her sister is calling her on phone.


  • My friend is absent today.


  • Our college is closed for holidays.


  • Their country is in turmoil.





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