reflexive pronoun

A Reflexive pronoun is a pronoun that refers back to the subject of the sentence.  Note: not the same as an intensive.  In the sentences

“I see him
“She sees you

the DOs are not the same person as the subjects, and regular pronouns are used.

However, when the subject is the same as the DO, then the reflexive pronoun is used:

“I see myself
“She sees herself“.

In Greek, the following paradigm comprises the Greek reflexive pronoun.

Reflexive Pronoun, first person, ἐμαυτοῦ, myself
Singular Plural
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Genitive ἐμαυτοῦ ἐμαυτῆς ἡμῶν αὐτῶν ἡμῶν αὐτῶν
Dative ἐμαυτῷ ἐμαυτῇ ἡμῖν αὐτοῖς ἡμῖν αὐταῖς
Accusative ἐμαυτόν ἐμαυτήν ἡμᾶς αὐτούς ἡμᾶς αὐτάς


Reflexive Pronoun, second person, σεαυτοῦ, yourself
Singular Plural
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Genitive σεαυτοῦ σεαυτῆς ὑμῶν αὐτῶν ὑμῶν αὐτῶν
Dative σεαυτῷ σεαυτῇ ὑμῖν αὐτοῖς ὑμῖν αὐταῖς
Accusative σεαυτόν σεαυτήν ὑμᾶς αὐτούς ὑμᾶς αὐτάς


Reflexive Pronoun, third person, ἑαυτοῦ, himself, herself, itself


Singular (himself, herself, itself) Plural (themselves)
Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Genitive ἑαυτοῦ ἑαυτῆς ἑαυτοῦ ἑαυτῶν ἑαυτῶν ἑαυτῶν
Dative ἑαυτῷ ἑαυτῇ ἑαυτῷ ἑαυτοις ἑαυταῖς ἑαυτοῖς
Accusative ἑαυτόν ἑαυτήν ἑαυτό ἑαυτούς ἑαυτάς ἑαυτά
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