How to use personal pronouns in Tamil

How to use personal pronouns in Tamil

You want to learn how to use Tamil personal pronouns? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Tamil lessons complete with useful examples. I, you, he, she... we explain all you need to know about Tamil personal pronouns in bite-size lessons.

Tamil personal pronouns : I

A personal pronoun is what we call the English words 'I', 'you', 'he', 'she', 'we' and 'they'. Just like English, Tamil has a set of personal pronouns. The English word 'I' is a pronoun in the first person singular. The Tamil word for 'I' is 'nān'.


nān illai
not me
me too
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Learn to get by in Tamil with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Tamil, introduce yourself in Tamil and even hold a conversation in Tamil after you have met someone.

Oru katarkarai ullatu.
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Step 2 : Tamil personal pronouns

Personal pronouns are what we call the words I, you, he, she, we and they. Learning personal pronouns is important in Tamil, but you don't need to learn them all at once. Focus instead on just three Tamil personal pronouns to get started. We suggest that you learn nān, and avangal (I, you, they). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Tamil personal pronouns including useful examples. Learn the three Tamil personal pronouns nān, and avangal by heart and then move on to Step 3 (the indefinite article in Tamil).

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