Experience III, Lesson 1: Reflexive

Learning reflexive pronouns and reflexive possessive adjectives

A reflexive pronoun / possesive adjective means
a) it reflects something
b) it gets its meaning from the subject of its clause / sentence (the subject can be direct, indirect or logical)

Some examples
reflexive pronoun: We speak among ourselves.
reflexive possesive adjective: I read my books. You must to do your own work

The reflexive exists for all persons

Reflexive PronounsReflexive Possesive Adjectives
Possesive / GenitiveObject / AccusativeDativeAblative
egomeimemihimecummeus,a,um
nosnostrinosnobisnobiscumnoster,ra,rum
tutuitetibitecumtuus,a,um
vosvestrivosvobisvobiscumvester,ra,rum
3rd personsuisesibisecumsuus,a,um

N.B.

Now go on to Homework 1

"I just celebrated fifty years of Latin, and I still look up words in the dictionary." - Fr. Foster

Third Experience Latin - Fr. Reginald Foster

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