Questions tagged [pronoun-si]

The pronoun "si" and derived words ("sin", "sia", "siaj", "sian", "siajn")

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Perdite/perdita en ŝiaj/siaj pensoj…

Mi volas diri frazon kiel la jenan: Joan, perdite en siaj pensoj, forgesis ŝlosi la pordon. Tamen mi hezitas pri la vortoj perdite kaj siaj. Se mi bone komprenas, en ĉi tiu okazo oni povas uzi ...
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Is it incorrect not to use “sia”?

A sentence like Li eniris sian domon uses the word sian to refer to the li-person. If one writes Li eniris lian domon can lian then refer to the li-person? Or will it technically refer to ...
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When do you use “si” and “sia” instead of “li” and “lia”?

I feel like I kind of know this, but sometimes I feel unsure. It's pretty similar to the Swedish sin, sitt. Is there a good rule or a nice, short explanation for when and where to use si, sia instead ...