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adjective 
  1. Belonging to it (used as a possessive adjective, possessive adjective).
The team on this side of the field and that one over there each has a Captain. I am this one's, you are .
Translations: 
  • Dutch: zijn , haar (Dutch has no genitive of het (it))
  • French: le sien , la sienne
  • Spanish: suyo m sing, suya f sing, suyos , suyas
pronoun 
  1. Possessive form of it.
This jar has a lid; this is lid.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: ervan, het ... ervan, de zijne
  • French: son , sa , ses
  • German: sein , ihr , sein
  • Spanish: su , sus
Etymology: Probably by analogy with possesives ending in 's. There is no apostrophe, by analogy with his/hers/yours/etc. and to distinguish the pronoun from the contraction it's. Note that the corresponding Old English and Middle English genitive form is his.


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