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A deeper look at Mem and Si – Esperanto words for self part 2 Posted by on Feb 19, 2018

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In January, we took a look at mem and si – two words that are often misused. This month, by request, we take a closer look at some trickier cases. Me and my big mouth At the end of last month’s┬áblog post I quipped that we could probably do an entire post on the use…

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I Myself See Myself – mem kaj si – The Two “selfs” in Esperanto Posted by on Jan 15, 2018

Reflexive - Mi povas vidi min - Image credit: Stig Andersen on Flikr

There are two concepts in Esperanto which new learners often mix up – not because they are all that similar to each other – but because they both translate approximately to “himself” (herself, themselves, et cetera.) These are the particle mem and the reflexive pronoun si. Mem-o to myself It’s all for emphasis Of these…

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