Quick answer
"Ourself" is a pronoun which is often translated as "nos", and "ourselves" is a pronoun which is often translated as "nosotros mismos". Learn more about the difference between "ourself" and "ourselves" below.
ourself
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (people in general; reflexive)
a. nos
We should be taking care of ourself first, before worrying about people in other countries.Debemos cuidarnos primero, antes de preocuparnos por la gente de otros países.
2.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
(regal or authoritative; reflexive)
a. nos
We have taken unto ourself the dreadful responsibility of an entire nation.Nos hemos asumido la extraordinaria responsabilidad de una nación entera.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
3. (people in general; emphatic)
a. uno mismo
If we are to accomplish this awesome endeavor, faith in ourself is paramount.Si vamos a realizar este impresionante esfuerzo, la fe en uno mismo es primordial.
4.
A word or phrase that is no longer used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another era (e.g. thou).
(archaic)
(regal or authoritative; emphatic)
a. nos mismo
Our faithful subjects have begged us ourself to prolong the feasts.Nuestros fieles súbditos nos han suplicado a nos mismo la prolongación de las fiestas.
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ourselves(
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sehlvz
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (emphatic)
a. nosotros mismos (1st person plural masculine)
We tend to judge others by their behavior, and ourselves by our intentions.Tendemos a juzgar a los demás en función de su comportamiento, y a nosotros mismos por nuestras intenciones.
b. nosotras mismas (1st person plural feminine)
My friends and I like to bake our bread ourselves.A mis amigas y a mí nos gusta hornear el pan nosotras mismas.
2. (reflexive)
a. nos (1st person plural)
It was a wonderful party, and we really enjoyed ourselves.Fue una fiesta fantástica, y nos divertimos muchísimo.
We must not let ourselves be distracted from our primary objective.No debemos dejarnos distraer de nuestro objetivo principal.
3. (after a preposition)
a. nosotros (1st person plural masculine)
Let's just keep this between ourselves.Mantengamos esto entre nosotros.
b. nosotras (1st person plural feminine)
It's up to ourselves to make sure that the work gets done.De nosotras depende asegurarnos de que el trabajo se haga.
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