Deictic pronoun

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Deictic pronoun is a pronoun whose reference must be fixed through the context of the utterance.

Example

The purported referents of you and me in you will get to know me better are the speaker and the addressee(s) of this utterance. Deictic pronouns are often opposed to anaphoric pronouns. See Deixis.

Link

Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics