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"Bála by ses?"

Translation:Would you be afraid?

October 11, 2017



Why does the accusative reflexive pronoun "se" become "ses" here?


When using a reflexive verb in the second-person singular past form and in conditional, the auxiliary verb být (“to be”) is replaced with just -s appended to the reflexive pronoun se, si. The full form “jsi se”, “jsi si” is proscribed as hypercorrect.

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