Reflexive Verbs (Verbi Riflesivi)
 
 
Many verbs may be conjugated with reflexive or reciprocal pronouns. In this case, the pronoun (me, te, se, se, ve, se) changes to reflect the subject of the verb. Note that reflexive pronouns come after subject pronouns (te subj. te refl. domandi you ask yourself...) Differently from other romance languages, Venetan uses the reflexive form se even in the 1st p. plural while the normal personal pronoun is ne. See also Reflexive pronouns, Passive voice.

Reflexive and pronominal verbs always have auxiliary aver as in Spanish, Portuguese and Catalan.

However, speakers who don't know Venetan very well (especially young) say me so' vardà, i se xe vardài using Italian grammatical rules.
 

Vardarse to look at oneself

Examples with Present and Past Indicative and Imperative (affirmative and some interrogative forms).

Note that the auxiliary is aver and the past participle is invariable (always masc. sg. form)
 
Indefinite Moods
 
Present Indicative
 
Present Perfect Indicative
 
Imperative
Pres. Infin.
vardarse
 
 
  me vardo  
 
me go (m'ò) 
vardà  
--
Pres. Part.
drio vardarse
 
te 
  te vardi  
te 
te ghè 
vardà  
vàrdete
 
el / l
  se varda  
el / l
se ga (s'à) 
vardà  
--
Pres. Ger.
vardàndose
 
 
  se vardémo  
 
se ghémo 
vardà  
vardémose
Past Ger.
avèndose vardà
 
 
  ve vardè  
 
ve gavì 
vardà  
vardève
 
i / l
  se varda  
i / l
se ga (s'à) 
vardà  
--

Interrogative forms:



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