Como se dice means How do you say in english, but I am confused about the se part. The Spanish dictionary says se means himself or herself. It does not mean the same thing in Como se dice. Why''''
Se Used in Como Se Dice
That makes a little more sense to me. I do appreciate you taking the time to help me understand!!
se is reflexive - 'como se dice' literally means 'how does it say itself' there are a lot of reflexive verbs many used in everyday speech.
Here is somewhere to start http://www.studyspanish.com/lessons/reflexive1.htm