For example: Some of the Hokkien singular pronouns play the roles of possessive determiners with their nasalized forms.
(His and its can fall into either category, although its is nearly always found in the second.) Those of the second type have traditionally also been described as possessive adjectives, and in more modern terminology as possessive determiners.
Adjectives, demonstrative determiners, and possessive determiners follow the noun they modify.
Articles are part of a broader category called determiners, which also include demonstratives, possessive determiners, and quantifiers.
Possessive determiners, cardinal numerals, and the adjectives bon and mal (good and bad) also precede the noun;
For the first and second person pronouns, the reflexives are the same as the regular pronouns, and the possessive determiners are mea, nosa, tua, and vosa.
Possessive pronouns are formed by using the article la before possessive determiners, e.g. la mea.
Possessive determiners also have stressed and unstressed forms, like the pronouns.
Possessive determiners are not inflected when used attributively, unlike adjectives.
Possessive determiners are themselves definite in meaning, so any following adjectives will occur in the definite form even when the possessive itself does not: The inflected form is also used when the determiner is used predicatively.
) Before the case system was abolished from written Dutch, all possessive determiners inflected as indefinite adjectives, not only ons.