third-person singular
Noun

third-person singular

  1. (grammar) The form of a verb used (in English and other languages) with singular nouns and with the pronouns he, she, it and one (or their equivalents in other languages).
    "Is" is the third-person singular of "to be".
  2. The pronouns he, she, it and one (or their equivalents in other languages).
Related terms Translations
  • French: troisième personne du singulier
  • German: dritte Person Singular
  • Italian: terza persona singolare
  • Portuguese: terceira pessoa do singular
  • Spanish: tercera persona del singular



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