he

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he is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
he

Pronunciation[change]

Pronoun[change]

Pronoun
he

  1. (personal) A male person or animal without identifying or describing him. The person is normally identified or described earlier in the text or sentence.
    The man with the beard played the trumpet. He didn't play very well.
    William Shakespeare was an English writer, but he is long dead.
  2. (personal) A person or animal that we do not know the gender of.
    Kill that spider, before he gets away!.


Singular Plural
Subject Object Possessive 1 Possessive 2 Reflexive Subject Object Possessive 1 Possessive 2 Reflexive
First I me my mine myself we us our ours ourselves
Second you you your yours yourself you you your yours yourselves
Third Feminine she her her hers herself they them their theirs themselves
Masculine he him his his himself
Impersonal it it its its itself

Noun[change]

Singular
he

Plural
hes

  1. (informal) A he refers to a male person.
  2. He is the name of the fifth letter of many Semitic alphabets such as Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others.