esse

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See also: Esse and -esse

Corsican[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin essere, from Latin esse, present active infinitive of sum.

Verb[edit]

esse

  1. To be.

Conjugation[edit]

infinitive esse
present participle essendu
past participle statu
Present indicative Past indicative Present subjunctive Past subjunctive
First-person singular era, eru sia, sii fussi
Second-person singular , eri sia, sie, sii fussi
Third-person singular era sia, sii fussi, fusse
First-person plural simu, semu, semi eramu, erami siamu, siami fussimu, fussimi
Second-person plural site, sete, seti erate, erati siate, siati fussite, fussiti
Third-person plural eranu, erani sianu, siani fussinu, fussini

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

esse

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of essen.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive present form of essen.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive present form of essen.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

esse f, m (invariable)

  1. ess, es, the letter S/s.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin ipsae, from ipse.

Pronoun[edit]

esse f plural of essa

  1. they, them
Related terms[edit]

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Form of the verb sum ([I] am; [I] exist); from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésmi (I am, I exist).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

esse

  1. present infinitive of sum

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ēsse

  1. present active infinitive of edō

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin essere, from Latin esse, present active infinitive of sum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

esse

  1. to be

Piedmontese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin essere, from Latin esse, present active infinitive of sum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

esse

  1. to be

Conjugation[edit]

infinitive esse
present gerundive essend
past participle stàit
Present indicative Past indicative Future indicative Present subjunctive Past subjunctive Present Conditional
First-person singular i son i j'era i sarai i sia i fussa i sarìa
Second-person singular it ses it j'ere it saras it sie it fusse it sarìe
Third-person singular a l'é a l'era a sarà a sia a fussa a sarìa
First-person plural i soma i j'ero i saroma i sio i fusso i sarìo
Second-person plural i seve i j'ere i sareve i sie i fusse i sarìe
Third-person plural a son a j'ero i saran a sio a fusso a sarìo

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese esse, from Latin ipse (himself).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

esse m (feminine essa plural esses feminine plural essas)

  1. that (near the second person (you))

See also[edit]

Portuguese demonstratives (edit)
Pronouns Adverbs
Singular Plural Neuter
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Proximal este esta estes estas isto aqui,
Medial esse essa esses essas isso
Distal aquele aquela aqueles aquelas aquilo ali,

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esse m (plural esses)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S/s.
  2. something shaped like the letter S