reflexive pronoun

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reflexive pronoun (plural reflexive pronouns)

  1. A personal pronoun, having a form of "self" as a suffix to show that the subject's action affects the subject itself.
  2. In some languages, a pronoun that makes a transitive verb reflexive or reciprocal.
    Spanish: Él se lavóHe washed (himself).
    Él lavóHe washed (something).
    Russian: Он помы́лсяHe washed (himself).
    Он помы́лHe washed (something).

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