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a verb whose agent performs an action that is directed at the agent

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The same is true for the reflexive verb ponerse/get, saltar/come up with and soltar/ mention.
The prevalence of transitive, intransitive, and reflexive verbs are reported in Table 2.
Moreover, like the middle and unlike constructions with can + passive predicator, its main claim is about the subject's letting relation to the agonist's action, which is lexicalized by the reflexive verb zich laten/sich lassen.
For each pronoun, two inflected verbs are provided: a reflexive verb and a nonreflexive verb.
Thus, according to Reinhart and Reuland, an intrinsically reflexive verb (i.
In (22a) the reflexive verb is derived from the transitive variant by a process of anticausativization and expresses an inchoative situation.
The following sample lesson on the teaching of reflexive verbs has been taken from our first-year text, Juntos: Italian for Speakers of English and Spanish in which we have applied the theories discussed above.
This kind of "se" occurs with anticausative-inchoative verbs like (1), and reflexive verbs like (2).
Maria's Language Learning Center also has specialized English classes for non-native speakers, plus special classes on specific topics, such as classes on Spanish reflexive verbs and pronouns, for those students who need a review.
Russi describes the controversial status of gli, 3rd plural indirect object pronoun that often replaces the nonclitic form loro, and the variety of functions of the clitic si, which are categorized as pronominal (3rd singular reflexive and reciprocal pronoun and impersonal si) and nonpronominal (passive marker, ergative, marker of inherently reflexive verbs without a nonreflexive counterpart, and aspectual/completive si with verbs of physical and psychological consumption).
For example, the students review reflexive verbs after reading a page that contains seven examples of reflexive verbs in one paragraph.
Another aspect of verbs that FR mentions is the use of reflexive verbs (that is, verbs used with a form of personal pronoun, for example, s'ouvrir).
Reflexive verbs, both transitive and intransitive, are always conjugated with essere.
Posti writes that in some Ingrian dialects in the 3P present the personal endings in reflexive verbs differ from those in other verbs, e.
The so-called "reflexive pronoun" sich that accompanies these verbs is an instance of the purely grammatical marker that accompanies inherently reflexive verbs.