<< Latin Reflexive Pronouns >>
Reflexive pronouns refer to the subject
of the sentence.
In English, we use these to refer to ourselves...
I praise myself
, you praise yourself
, and they praise themselves
In Latin, they are:
1p me nos (myself, ourselves)
2p te vos (yourself, yourselves)
3p se se (himself, themselves)
and, mirabile dictu
, they can even be declined for uses other than accusative!
First Person Second Person Third Person
Sing Plur Sing Plur Sing Plur
nom - - - - - -
gen mei nostri tui vestri sui sui
dat mihi nobis tibi vobis sibi sibi
acc me nos te vos se se (or sese)
abl me nobis te vobis se se (or sese)
English: "I blame myself
English: "You blame yourself
English: "He blames himself
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