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Reflexive pronouns and the emphatic adverbial modifier selshimself
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A reflexive is a type of pronoun that must find an antecedent within a local domain, which is generally the clause in which the reflexive itself is found. A reflexive has the same reference as its antecedent, but it may be involved in the situation in a different way. An example is given below, where Josse is involved in the situation in two different ways: as the one who hits and as the one who is being hit:

Example 1

Josse slacht himsels
Josse hits himself
Josse hits himself

Two types of reflexives are distinguished:

Inherent reflexives may seem meaningless, as in the following example:

Example 2

Hy fersint him
he mistakes him
He is mistaken

The suffix selsself can also be used as an adverbial pronoun that provides emphasis to a Noun Phrase (NP). The modifier can be placed after the NP. It may also be discontinuous from the NP with which it is construed.

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More details about reflexive pronouns and the emphatic adverbial modifier selsself can be found following the corresponding links:

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