Hiself vs. Himself: What's the Difference?
"Hiself" is a common misspelling. The correct term is "Himself," used to refer to a male subject previously mentioned.
Which is correct: Hiself or Himself
How to spell Himself?
Hiself is Incorrect
Himself is Correct
Think of it as a combination of "him" and "self."
"Himself" matches the structure of "herself" and "itself."
Recall that "him" refers to a male; adding "self" emphasizes it's about him only.
Imagine a sentence: "He did it by himself."
Note the absence of "e" after "him."
Hiself and Himself Definitions
Hiself is an incorrect spelling of Himself.
A reflexive form of "he."
He hurt himself while playing.
For emphasis, indicating the male subject of the verb.
The manager himself approved it.
In an absolute construction.
Even with his friends helping, himself being the strongest pulled the weight.
Used for emphasis.
He baked the cookies himself.
(reflexive pronoun) Him; the male object of a verb or preposition that also appears as the subject
He injured himself.
(emphatic) He; used as an intensifier, often to emphasize that the referent is the exclusive participant in the predicate
He was injured himself.
The subject or non-reflexive object of a predicate; he himself.
(Ireland) The subject or non-reflexive object of a predicate; he used of upper-class gentlemen, or sarcastically, of men who imagine themselves to be more important than others
Has himself come down to breakfast yet?
Have you seen himself yet this morning?
An emphasized form of the third person masculine pronoun; - used as a subject usually with he; as, he himself will bear the blame; used alone in the predicate, either in the nominative or objective case; as, it is himself who saved himself.
But he himself returned from the quarries.
David hid himself in the field.
The Lord himself shall give you a sign.
Who gave himself for us, that he might . . . purify unto himself a peculiar people.
With shame remembers, while himself was oneOf the same herd, himself the same had done.
It comprehendeth in himself all good.
One's true or real character; one's natural temper and disposition; the state of being in one's right or sane mind (after unconsciousness, passion, delirium, or abasement); as, the man has come to himself.
Themselves. See Hemself.
To indicate someone's own being or nature.
He was not himself today.
Why is it called Himself?
A: It is called "Himself" because it combines "him" (a masculine object pronoun) with "self" to refer reflexively to a male subject.
What is the root word of Himself?
A: The root word is "him."
What is the verb form of Himself?
A: "Himself" doesn't have a verb form as it's a pronoun.
What is the pronunciation of Himself?
A: "Himself" is pronounced as /hɪmˈsɛlf/.
What is the plural form of Himself?
A: The word "Himself" doesn't have a plural form, but analogous forms for multiple people are "themselves" or "selves."
Which conjunction is used with Himself?
A: Conjunctions aren't specific to pronouns. Any conjunction (e.g., and, but, or) can be used in a sentence containing "himself."
Is Himself a negative or positive word?
A: "Himself" is neutral; it's neither negative nor positive.
Which vowel is used before Himself?
A: The vowel "i" is used before "Himself."
Is Himself a noun or adjective?
A: "Himself" is a pronoun.
Is Himself a vowel or consonant?
A: "Himself" is a word, not a single letter. It contains both vowels and consonants.
Is Himself a countable noun?
A: No, "Himself" is a reflexive pronoun and not a countable noun.
What is the singular form of Himself?
A: "Himself" is already in singular form.
What part of speech is Himself?
A: "Himself" is a reflexive pronoun.
Which determiner is used with Himself?
A: Determiners aren't typically used directly with "Himself."
What is the third form of Himself?
A: "Himself" remains consistent and doesn't have different forms.
Which preposition is used with Himself?
A: Various prepositions can be used with "Himself," e.g., "by himself" or "for himself."
Which article is used with Himself?
A: Typically, articles aren't used directly before reflexive pronouns. However, in context, "the" or "a" might appear elsewhere in the sentence.
Is Himself an abstract noun?
A: No, "Himself" is a reflexive pronoun.
Is Himself a collective noun?
A: No, "Himself" is not a collective noun.
How do we divide Himself into syllables?
A: "Himself" can be divided as Him-self.
What is the first form of Himself?
A: "Himself" doesn't have forms like verbs do. It's always "Himself."
Is Himself an adverb?
A: No, "Himself" is not an adverb.
Is the Himself term a metaphor?
A: No, "Himself" is not a metaphor by itself. However, it can be used metaphorically in certain contexts.
How many syllables are in Himself?
A: "Himself" has two syllables.
What is the second form of Himself?
A: "Himself" doesn't have different forms.
How is Himself used in a sentence?
A: Example: He made the meal by himself.
Is the word Himself is imperative?
A: No, "Himself" is not imperative.
What is a stressed syllable in Himself?
A: The first syllable, "Him," is stressed in "Himself."
What is another term for Himself?
A: A similar term is "his own self."
What is the opposite of Himself?
A: The feminine form, which serves as an opposite in gender terms, is "herself."
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