się

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See also: sie and Sie

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Old Church Slavonic сѧ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

się (genitive and accusative cases)

  1. generic reflexive pronoun; oneself, themselves
    Nazywam się Daniel.
    My name is Daniel. (lit: I call myself Daniel.)
  2. each other, one another

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

się is used to make reflexive verbs in Polish. Reflexive verbs in Polish are often not translated into English as reflexive, for bać się (to fear, be afraid of)

się is used for all grammatical persons, both in singular and plural.

Particle[edit]

się

  1. Used to form impersonal present or future tense.
    Robi się późno.
    It's getting late.
    Mówi się, że...
    It is said that...