Reflexive?

Dan-H24

Dan-H24

I was reviewing Lesson 5.2 this afternoon and encountered this sentence in Know It: At what time should we meet up? the correct answer given was: ¿A qué hora nos reunimos? I got tripped up trying to work in "should", but my real question is with "nos reunimos." That is reflexive, right, as in (literally) "at what time should we meet with ourselves?"
ricardo-rich

ricardo-rich

Hola Dan, The link below addresses the reflexive and reciprocal. After reading the first page go to the second page( the arrow to reflexive pronouns) which discusses the reciprocal as opposed to the reflexive. I believe the "nos reunimos" here is reciprocal as according to the grammarians mentioned in the link. Some of this stuff can get pretty technical (Yikes!) but in essence it seems to me your right in saying it's reflexive. http://spanish.about.com/od/pronouns/qt/reciprocal.htm Saludos, Ricardo
Ava Dawn

Ava Dawn

I quickly read the link and found the "nos" as with ourselves or each other. At what time should we meet up? (with each other). I'm going to Mass now and I'll try to read up some more tonight. Thanks for the question and the answer and the link. Everything helps.
Dan-H24

Dan-H24

Ricardo: thanks for the link and explanation. I had forgotten about reciprocals, which, as you are saying, the sentence probably is. But I also infer that except to grammarians the two usages accomplish the same purpose. Dan
ricardo-rich

ricardo-rich

Hola Dan, I agree and several sources call this the reciprocal reflexive. Saludos, Ricardo

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