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In fase di scrittura / viene scritto

Quale frase va bene? Il testo si è ancora scrivendo. Il testo è in fase di scrittura. Il testo ancora viene scritto. Il testo sta ancora venendo scritto.
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Does the "si passivante" come from the Latin passive case?

Does the si passivante come from the Latin passive?
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Did the reflexive case in Italian originate from Latin's passive case?

Did the reflexive case in Italian originate from Latin's passive case? For example: Farsi (Latin: fari), amarsi (Latin: amari), etc.? Rohlfs, Grammatica storica della lingua italiana (vol. 2): ...
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"farsi amare" vs. "farsi amato"

I've seen that "farsi amare" means "to make it loved", but why wouldn't that be "farsi amato"?
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Is there a passive infinitive in Italian?

Is there a passive infinitive in Italian? What is the passive infinitive of, e.g., amare in Italian? Verbix's conjugation says "avere amato". Is that correct or the only possibility? Maiden &...
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