się

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See also: sie, Sie, šie, and si'e

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 for all grammatical persons, both singular and plural. Się is also used in reflexive verbs, which are often not translated into English as reflexive, for example bać się(to fear, be afraid of).

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