Italian Reflexive Verbs Reflexive verbs generally are verbs

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Italian Reflexive Verbs Reflexive verbs, generally, are verbs in which the subject and the

Italian Reflexive Verbs Reflexive verbs, generally, are verbs in which the subject and the object are the same; in English, you use the reflexive pronouns myself, yourself, himself, etc Examples: Lavarsi (reflexive verb) Lavare( not reflexive)

*A: Lavarsi - to wash oneself *B: Lavare- to wash anything A reflexive B

*A: Lavarsi - to wash oneself *B: Lavare- to wash anything A reflexive B NOT REFLEXIVE

A. *Radersi to shave oneself himself, etc B. *radere/ • *A. reflexive to shave

A. *Radersi to shave oneself himself, etc B. *radere/ • *A. reflexive to shave *B not reflexive

A*Pettinarsi- to comb one's hair B. *Pettinare- to comb • A. reflexive B. not

A*Pettinarsi- to comb one's hair B. *Pettinare- to comb • A. reflexive B. not reflexive

A. *svegliarsi- to wake up oneself B. * svegliare-to wake up someone A. *

A. *svegliarsi- to wake up oneself B. * svegliare-to wake up someone A. * reflexive B. * not reflexive

A*vestiresi - to get dressed B*vestire - to dress A* reflexive B* not reflexive

A*vestiresi - to get dressed B*vestire - to dress A* reflexive B* not reflexive

COMMON ITALIAN REFLEXIVE VERBS • • • accorgersi (di)to notice addormentarsito fall asleep alzarsito

COMMON ITALIAN REFLEXIVE VERBS • • • accorgersi (di)to notice addormentarsito fall asleep alzarsito get up arrabbiarsito get angry chiamarsito be named coprirsito cover oneself divertirsito have fun, to enjoy oneself farsi il bagnoto bathe oneself farsi la docciato take a shower farsi maleto get hurt, hurt oneself innamorarsi (di)to fall in love with lavarsito wash oneself

COMMON ITALIAN REFLEXIVE VERBS • • • laurearsito graduate mettersito put (clothing) on pettinarsito

COMMON ITALIAN REFLEXIVE VERBS • • • laurearsito graduate mettersito put (clothing) on pettinarsito comb one's hair radersito shave sedersito sit down sentirsito feel spogliarsito undress sposarsi (con)to get married svegliarsito wake up vestirsito get dressed

Reflexive pronouns (i pronomi riflessivi) *are identical in form to direct object pronouns, except

Reflexive pronouns (i pronomi riflessivi) *are identical in form to direct object pronouns, except for the third person form si (the third person singular and plural form).

Reflexive pronouns (i pronomi riflessivi) • • SINGULAR mi myself ti yourself si himself,

Reflexive pronouns (i pronomi riflessivi) • • SINGULAR mi myself ti yourself si himself, herself, yourself(f), itself (f=formal) PLURAL ci ourselves vi yourselves si themselves, yourselves (f)

I Verbi Riflessivi (presente) a sample conjugation of lavarsi (to wash oneself) • tu

I Verbi Riflessivi (presente) a sample conjugation of lavarsi (to wash oneself) • tu ti lavi = you wash yourself • io mi lavo = I wash myself • lui/lei si lava = he/she washes him/herself • noi ci laviamo = we wash ourselves • voi vi lavate = you wash yourself • loro si lavano = they wash themselves

Italian Reflexive Verbs • **Reflexive verbs always take essere, never avere in the passato

Italian Reflexive Verbs • **Reflexive verbs always take essere, never avere in the passato prossimo. *Example alzarsi: to get up (passato prossimo) • SINGOLARE PLURALE *Io mi sono alzato(a) Noi ci siamo alzati(e) *Tu ti sei alzato(a) Voi vi siete alzati(e) *Lui/Lei si è alzato(a) Loro si sono alzati(e)

I Verbi Riflessivi • **If the infinitive is preceded by a form of dovere,

I Verbi Riflessivi • **If the infinitive is preceded by a form of dovere, potere, volere, the reflexive pronouns can either precede the conjugated verb or be attached to the infinitive. • noi vogliamo alzarci = noi ci vogliamo alzare non devi fermarti = non ti devi fermare