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essere

essere

See also: èssere

Italian

Verb

essere

  1. (intransitive, indicating existence, identity, location, or state) to be
  2. (auxiliary, used to form composite past tense of many intransitive verbs) to have (done something); to be in the state of having (done something); See Category:Italian verbs taking essere as auxiliary.
  3. (impersonal, of a duration of time since an event) to have passed

Conjugation

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

essere m (plural esseri)

  1. being

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Verb

essere

  1. (intransitive) to be

Conjugation

Usage notes

  • Not used as an auxiliary verb.