essere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛs.se.re/
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  • Hyphenation: ès‧se‧re

Verb[edit]

essere

  1. to be

Conjugation[edit]

  • Note: The present participle essente is very rare, and is usually replaced with stante, the present participle of stare. Similarly the past participle essuto has disappeared, with stato, the past participle of stare being used instead. [1]

Noun[edit]

essere m (plural esseri)

  1. being

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Tarantino[edit]

Verb[edit]

essere

  1. (intransitive) to be

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not used as an auxiliary verb.