się

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See also: sie and Sie

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sę. 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 example 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...

External links[edit]

  • się in Polish dictionaries at PWN