The tortoise is his.
The wallet is hers.
That jug is theirs.
This clock is ours.
The words mine, his, hers, theirs and ours are
Possessive Pronouns. Possessive Pronouns are pronouns which are also used ot show possession.
To show that ‘I have a box’, we can use the possessive pronoun ‘mine‘.
Example: This box is mine.
This shows that the box belongs to me. There is no noun after the possessive pronoun.
These are the nouns and their possessive pronouns.
I – mine, you-yours, he-his, she-hers, we-ours, they-theirs, it-its