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TENSES SAL HET MODALS KAN WIL MAG MOET REFLEXIVE B6 regular prefixed inseparable separable KOM GAAN LEER HELP PROBEER BEGIN LAAT LOOP SIEN LINK B5 CONJUGATED B4 WEES e.g. uitgooi wegvat loslaat insit COMPOUNDS B3 separable e.g. mislei ondersteun besit ontstaan COMPOUNDS B2b inseparable e.g. verlê besit ontstaan bewerk SIMPLE B2a prefixed e.g. sit staan werk SIMPLE B1 regular MAIN HELPING

Verbs: Reflexive

This list differs from language to language, but the concept is the same. It is an action that you cannot do to others, you do it in and for yourself. In Afrikaans, verslaap means to oversleep. You are the one who did it. Reflexive verbs come from a small list, and they could be other verb types too. Verslaap for example is also a prefixed verb. With reflexive verbs you refer back to the subject, often adding the word SELF in the sentence. For example:

Ek het my verslaap. OR Ek het myself verslaap.
Sy het haar verslaap. OR Sy het haarself verslaap.