Bound personal pronouns

Bound personal pronouns are dependent on their preceding word and make syllable with it:

SingularPlural
1stamemân
2ndatetân
3rdasheshân

Bound personal pronouns fulfill different functions depending on the word they come after.

NOTE If the preceding word ends in a vowel sound, a -y- appears between the word and the pronoun:

Possessive Adjective

When bound pronouns come after a noun (phrase), they function as a possessive adjective:

Object Pronoun

When bound pronouns come after a verb, they function as an object pronoun:

Preposition

In spoken Persian, bound pronouns are also used with prepositions: