Serbian reflexive pronouns

There are personal and possessive Serbian reflexive pronouns. Personal reflexive pronouns are equivalents to English pronouns like “myself, yourself, himself” and so on with –self, and possessive reflexive pronouns are equivalents to “my own, your own, his own” and so on with “own”.

Reflexive pronouns are the same for any pronoun.

Declension of personal reflexive pronouns:

Nominative
GenitiveSebeMyself/yourself/himself/herself/ourselves/yourselves/themselves
DativeSebi
AccusativeSebe, se
InstrumentalSobom
LocativeSebi
Vocative

Declension of possessive reflexive pronouns:

Svoj (m), svoja (f), svoje (n), svoji (m, pl), svoje (f, pl), svoja (n, pl) – my/your/his/her/our/their own

Case endings are the same as endings of non-reflexive possessive pronouns

 SingularPlural
NominativeSvoj (m)Svoja (f)Svoje (n)Svoji (m)Svoje (f)Svoja (n)
GenitiveSvojegSvojeSvojegSvojihSvojihSvojih
DativeSvojemSvojojSvojegSvojimSvojimSvojim
AccusativeSvojimSvojuSvojeSvojeSvojeSvoja
InstrumentalSvojimSvojojSvojimSvojimSvojimSvojim
LocativeSvojemSvojojSvojemSvojimSvojimSvojim
Vocative

Examples

Ona voli svoj posao – she loves her (own) job (posao – job, voleti – to love);

Šta ćeš raditi sa svojim kompjuterom? – What will you do with your (own) computer?

On vole sebe – he loves himself

Ostavi to za sebe – leave it for yourself

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