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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 &...
"farsi amare" vs. "farsi amato"
I've seen that "farsi amare" means "to make it loved", but why wouldn't that be "farsi amato"?
Does the "si passivante" come from the Latin passive case?
Does the si passivante come from the Latin passive?
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): ...
Is the reflexive infinitive really a passive infinitive?
Is the reflexive infinitive (e.g., farsi) really a passive infinitive?
"fare" (active?) vs. "farsi" (passive?)
In Latin, the passive infinitive, for example, of amare is amari. What is the passive infinitive of amare in Italian? Avere amato or the reflexive farsi amare? What's the difference? I've seen that &...