2 What is “Reflexive?”Where a verb’s subject (the initiator of the action) is the same person as that verb’s object (the person acted upon).“We are enjoying ourselves.”The object “reflects” back to, or is a “reflection” of the subject.German relies on reflexive much more than English does.
3 What is “Reflexive?”Some things that are said reflexively in German may not be in English.To express “He is washing his hands,” German avoids the possessive (his hands) and uses the reflexive form “Er wäscht sich die Hände.”The reflexive “sich” (himself) is indicating whose hands are being washed.
4 Reflexive Pronouns NOM. AKK. DAT. ich du er/sie/es wir ihr Sie/sie michdichsichunseuchDAT.mirdirsichunseuch