Last modified on 1 November 2014, at 19:28
See also: sese' and se'se'

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

ses + -e

AdverbEdit

sese

  1. sixthly

LatinEdit

PronounEdit

sese

  1. the accusative of the reflexive pronoun meaning himself, herself, itself, themselves
    Potuit ipsa per sese.
    She was able to do it by herself.
    Regionibus officii sese continere.
    To contain himself within the bounds of duty.
    Non est apud sese.
    He is not well in his wits.
    Proripere sese.
    To drag himself quickly away.
    Foras simul omnes proruunt sese.
    They all go abroad together.
    Locutus est in concilio palam, sese, suosque exercitus et copias in dubium non devocaturum.
    He said openly in the council, that he would not bring himself and his armies and forces into danger.
    Obsecro te, quomodo sese ad hoc expediebat nodo.
    Tell me, if you can, how did he rid himself of this doubt?
  2. the ablative of the reflexive pronoun meaning by himself, by herself, by itself, by themselves
    Habet aliud magis ex sese, ac majus.
    There is somewhat else that more nearly concerns him.

DeclensionEdit

Personal pronoun declension.

Singular First-person Second-person Reflexive
nominative egō
genitive meī tuī suī
dative mihi tibi sibi
accusative , sēsē
ablative , sēsē
vocative egō
possessive meus tuus suus
Plural First-person Second-person Reflexive
nominative nōs vōs
genitive nostrī, nostrum vestrī, vestrum suī
dative nōbīs vōbīs sibi
accusative nōs vōs , sēsē
ablative nōbīs vōbīs , sēsē
vocative nōs vōs
possessive noster vester, voster suus

Usage notesEdit

  • There is little distinction made between the accusative forms and sēsē as the two forms are being used indifferently except that sēsē is preferred where emphasis is intended (especially in reference to a preceding ipse, or at the beginning or the end of a clause).

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