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On Wed, 20 Jan 2010 13:15:36 -0800, Garth Wallace <[log in to unmask]> 
wrote:

>On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 6:49 AM, Bruno Barcelos
><[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I don't think so... I think reflexive is when the subject is the same as the
>> object...
>>
>> Like "I love myself"
>
>That would be a reflexive voice (if it were treated as a distinct
>voice), but a reflexive pronoun could be used in any position other
>than subject AIUI. English "myself"/"yourself"/"himself"/etc. are
>reflexive pronouns.
>
>John's example still seems strange to me:
>
>> vi p@jOtE = I create
>> vi anav p@jOtE = I craete for you
>> vIvi p@jOtE = I create for myself.
>
>/vIvi/ doesn't seem to be referring back to the subject of the
>sentence; instead, it seems to be acting as subject AND beneficiary.

That's true, GW. Maybe vIvi is really vI=vi: syntactically a reflexive pronoun + 
a subject pronoun while being a single phonological word?

What do the other pronouns look like, JL?