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Neapolitan Primer

Neapolitan pronouns[edit]

Personal pronouns[edit]

Subject personal pronouns[edit]

Subject personal pronouns are pronouns that replace and indicate the person performing an action.

Neapolitan English
io, i' I
tu you
éssa she
ìsso he
nuje we
vuje you (plural), you (singular formal)
ìsse/llòro they


Direct object personal pronouns[edit]

Neapolitan English
me/m' me
te/t' you
'a (la) her/it (fem.)
'o, 'u (lo, lu) him/it (masc.)
ce/c' us
ve/v' you (plural)
'i, 'e (li, le) them (masc.)
'e (le) them (fem.)
ve/v' you (singular formal)

Indirect object personal pronouns[edit]

Neapolitan English
me/m' (to) me
te/t' (to) you
le, 'e (to) her/it (fem.)
li, le, 'i, 'e (to) him/it (masc.)
ce/c' (to) us
ve/v' (to) you (plural)
llòro (to) them (masc.)
llòro (to) them (fem.)
ve/v' (to) you (singular formal)

Prepositional pronouns[edit]

Neapolitan English
me, méne me
te, téne you
éssa her
ìsso him
nuje us
vuje you (plural)
llòro them (masc.)
llòro them (fem.)
vuje you (singular formal)


Possessive pronouns[edit]

Neapolitan English
mìo mine
tùjo yours
sùjo hers
sùjo his
nuósto ours
vuósto yours (plural), yours (singular formal)
llòro theirs


Demonstrative pronouns[edit]

Demonstrative pronouns replace nouns once they are able to be understood from their context.

Neapolitan English
chisto/chist this (masc.)
chesta/chest' this (fem.)
cheste/chest' these
chillo/chill' that (masc.)
chella/chell' that (fem.)
chelle/chell' those
nisciuno/a none

Note: chisto/chesta/cheste/chist'/chest' can be shortened to 'sto/'sta/'ste/'st'.

Reflexive pronouns[edit]

Neapolitan English
me myself
te yourself
se himself/herself/itself
ce ourselves
ve yourselves (plural)
se themselves