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Why can I not use “super” variable from a static context, even though “super” refers to the parent class and NOT a class instance, unlike “this”?

I’m talking java language. Variable “this”, when used inside a class, refers to the current instance of that class, which means you cannot use “this” inside a static method. But “super”, when used inside a class, refers to the superclass of that class, not an instance of the superclass, which should mean that you can use “super” inside a static

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