yourself

See also: Yourself

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English yourself, equivalent to your +‎ -self.

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PronounEdit

yourself (referring to the person being spoken to, previously mentioned, the reflexive case of you)

  1. (reflexive) Your own self (singular).
    Be careful with that fire or you'll burn yourself.
  2. You (singular); used emphatically, especially to indicate exclusiveness of the referent's participation in the predicate, i.e., that no one else is involved.
    You yourself know that what you wrote was wrong.
    After a good night's sleep you'll feel like yourself again.

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

your +‎ self

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

yourself

  1. Emphatic plural 2nd person pron.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: yourself
  • Yola: yerzel

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