reflexive

reflexive

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to spend: to spend one's own money (reflexive verb). to be sold by someone, to be spent like a coin (passive verb). (see: open) (see: dabınmak) (see: satiation)

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if the subject is doing the work that the verb states on himself, that is, if the subject is both doing the work and being affected by the work, the verb giving this meaning is reflexive. it is usually formed with the suffix -n, eg: to wash, to scan

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the type of verb whose name is reflexive because the "effect" made by the verb returns to the subject. if the verb effect does not return to the subject and passes to the object that comes after the verb (noun in the -i case), it becomes a transitive verb.

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for the spanish ones (see los verbos reflexivos)

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