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124 PERSONAL AND REFLEXIVE PRONOUNS


. The personal pronouns of the first person are ego, I; nos, we; of the second person, tu, thou or you ; vos, ye or you. They are declined as follows : Singular first person second person Nam. ego, / tu, you Gen. mei, of me tui, of you Dat. mihi, to or for me tibi, to ox for you Ace. me, me te,you AM. me, with^from^ etc., me te, with, from, etc., you Plural Nom. n5s, we vos, you Gen. nostrum or nostri, of us vestrum or vestri, of you Dat. nobis, to ox for us v5bis, to ox for you Ace. nos, us vos, you AM. nobis, with, from, etc., us vobis, with, from, etc., you . The personal pronouns are not used in the nominative excepting for emphasis or contrast. . The Reflexive Pronouns, i. The personal pronouns ego and tu may be used in the predicate as reflexives ; as, video me, / see myself videmus nos, we see ourselves vides te, you see yourself videtis vos, you see yourselves . The reflexive pronoun of the third person {himself, herself, itself themselves^ has a special form, used only in these senses, and declined alike in the singular and plural. Singular and Plural Gen. sui Ace. se Dat. sibi AM. se Examples- Puer se videt, the boy sees hiynself Puella se videt, the girl sees herself Animal se videt, the animal sees itself li se vident, they see themselves a. The form se is sometimes doubled, sese, for emphasis.