Itu kucing mu is correct, but Itu kucing kamu is wrong. Then to add to the pain they suggest the alternative Itu kucing Anda. mu isn't short for Anda.
Itu kucing Anda = Itu kucing kamu = Itu kucingmu ===> That is your cat.
"mu" is short for "kamu".
Im coming up to the end of possessive lessons and i still just dont get it. I always get the order wrong. Urghh!
Here is more info about the word order:
Adjectives, Noun Phrase, Tips & Notes, Addendum.
'ini' , 'itu', Tips & Notes, Addendum.
Can it be "Kucing itu kamu?"
That would be 'That cat is yours', rather than 'That is your cat'!
I wrote itu kucing kamu and it says wrong
Kucing itu anda. Is it correct? Does it imply the same meaning?
Note that in this phrase 'That' is the thing being explained. So we start with 'itu'. What you said would be 'That cat is yours'.
How come 'Kucing itu milikmu' doesn't work?
Never mind, I get it. That would mean 'That cat is yours'.
It would help to not capitalize Anda, it is confusing.
That you will have to take up with the Indonesian Language Development and Fostering Agency!
I wrote "Kucing itu milikmu".
That would be 'That cat belongs to you'!