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Grammatical person: Quiz

  

Question 1: One frequently found difference not present in most Indo-European languages is a contrast between ________, a distinction of first-person pronouns of including or excluding the addressee.
AnimacyArticle (grammar)Measure wordClusivity

Question 2: See ________, and the following articles on specific grammatical persons, or their corresponding personal pronouns:
YouPossessive pronounEnglish personal pronounsPossessive adjective

Question 3: It also frequently affects verbs, sometimes ________, and possessive relationships as well.
NounAdjectiveArticle (grammar)Preposition and postposition

Question 4: Some languages, including among ________ and Salishan languages, divide the category of third person into two parts: proximate for a more topical third person, and obviative for a less topical third person.
Ojibwe languageAlgic languagesEastern Algonquian languagesAlgonquian languages

Question 5: Grammatical person, in ________, is deictic reference to a participant in an event; such as the speaker, the addressee, or others.
LinguisticsSemanticsLanguagePragmatics

Question 6: Many Malayo-Polynesian languages, such as Javanese and Balinese, are well known for their complex systems of ________; Japanese and Korean also have similar systems to a lesser extent.
Mister (Mr.)Tamil languageTelugu languageHonorific

Question 7: In Indo-European languages, first-, second-, and third-person pronouns are typically marked for singular and plural form, and sometimes dual form as well (see ________).
Grammatical genderNoun classClusivityGrammatical number

Question 8: You is used in both the singular and plural; ________ is the archaic informal second-person singular pronoun.
English languageOld EnglishMiddle EnglishThou
















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