Meaning of SELF in English



Pronunciation: ' self, Southern also ' sef

Function: pronoun

Etymology: Middle English (intensive pronoun), from Old English; akin to Old High German selb, intensive pronoun, and probably to Latin suus one's own ― more at SUICIDE

Date: before 12th century

: MYSELF , HIMSELF , HERSELF <a check payable to self >

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