Meanings

1.
(by) myself, yourself, himself, herself
(Works for any person in singular and plural, but it's NOT a reflexive by itself. No real difference to "selbst" except that "selber" sounds more colloquial. Used for stuff like "I'll do that myself.")
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The core idea of this root was:

apart, separated, by oneself

It’s the origin of English asunder as well as the imports sans (without) and sin (without) as in chili sin carne.

On the German side, we have two very important offspring  – sich and sondern.

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