I've seen that "farsi amare" means "to make it loved", but why wouldn't that be "farsi amato"?

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    Where did you find this? Farsi amare means To make (someone) love you, farsi amato is not a common expression, but I'd interpreted it as To become loved with a strong archaising flavor
    – Denis Nardin
    May 15, 2023 at 7:49
  • @DenisNardin From the motto of the religious congregation Suore Consolatrici del Sacro Cuore di Gesù: "Cuor di Gesù, amarTi e farTi amare!" ("Heart of Jesus, to love Thee and make Thee loved!")
    – Geremia
    May 16, 2023 at 1:56
  • Farti is not the same as farsi.
    – Denis Nardin
    May 16, 2023 at 6:16
  • @DenisNardin Isn't it second person vs. third person?
    – Geremia
    May 17, 2023 at 0:08
  • No, the infinitive tense does not have a person. It's reflexive voice vs active voice with a clitic object.
    – Denis Nardin
    May 17, 2023 at 6:54


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