2 Forming the present tense of reflexive verbs
|Reflexive forms of lavarse||Meaning|
|(nosotros/nosotras) nos lavamos||we wash (ourselves)|
|(vosotros/vosotras) os laváis||you wash (yourselves)|
|(ellos) se lavan (ellas) se lavan (ustedes) se lavan||they wash (themselves) they wash (themselves) you wash (yourselves)|
- 1 Which verb is a reflexive?
- 2 What are some examples of reflexive verbs?
- 3 Is Lavarse a irregular verb?
- 4 What is a reflex verb?
- 5 Is Lavarse a reflexive verb?
- 6 What is a reflexive verb Italian?
- 7 How do you use me te se in Spanish?
- 8 Is Despertarse a reflexive verb?
- 9 What are your four reflexive pronouns?
- 10 What is se a conjugation of?
- 11 Is hacer reflexive?
Which verb is a reflexive?
In grammar, a reflexive verb is, loosely, a verb whose direct object is the same as its subject; for example, “I wash myself”. More generally, a reflexive verb has the same semantic agent and patient (typically represented syntactically by the subject and the direct object).
What are some examples of reflexive verbs?
Here are some examples of reflexive verbs:
- levantarse. to wake up. bañarse/ducharse. to take a shower. peinarse.
- No me acuerdo. I don’t remember. Siempre me olvido de llamar. I always forget to call.
- Me compro un vestido. I buy a dress for myself. Me veo en el espejo. I look at myself in the mirror.
Is Lavarse a irregular verb?
The Spanish verb for wash lavar is an Regular AR verb. Learn to conjugate lavar and it will reinforce this regular pattern.
What is a reflex verb?
What is a reflexive verb? A reflexive verb, simply put, is when both the subject AND the object of a sentence are the SAME. Essentially, a person is performing the action on oneself. Some examples of reflexive verbs are: cansarse, ducharse, despertarse, vestirse.
Is Lavarse a reflexive verb?
Reflexive verbs indicate that the action of the verb reflects back on the subject. In their infinitive forms, reflexive verbs end in -se. Examples: lavarse- to wash oneself.
What is a reflexive verb Italian?
A reflexive verb is a verb like “enjoy oneself” in which the idea of “oneself” is implicit. In Italian some reflexive verbs have meanings which reflect daily routine, for example: Alzarsi – to get up. Vestirsi – to dress oneself. Did you notice that they both end in “si”?
How do you use me te se in Spanish?
Reflexive pronouns use the same forms as indirect object pronouns, with the exception of se, which is used instead of for the third person.
- me (myself)
- te (yourself),
- se (yourself (formal), himself, herself).
- nos (ourselves)
- se (yourselves, themselves).
Is Despertarse a reflexive verb?
Despertarse is a reflexive verb, which you can recognize from the fact that its infinitive form ends in -arse.
What are your four reflexive pronouns?
Reflexive pronouns are words like myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves and themselves.
What is se a conjugation of?
You already knew that se was the reflexive pronoun in the third person, singular and plural. As such, it is used to conjugate reflexive verbs when the subject is él/ella/Ud. or ellos/ellas/Uds.
Is hacer reflexive?
Lastly, reflexive verbs are conjugated in a way that shows that the subject of the sentence is doing the action. As you’ll soon notice, hacer, or the verb “to do/make”, is an irregular verb in the present, as the “yo” or “I” form of the verb doesn’t conform to the usual -er verb conjugation pattern (i.e. “hago”).