See also: Esse, êsse, essē, -esse, and -êsse

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CorsicanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

VerbEdit

esse

  1. To be.

ConjugationEdit


FrenchEdit

NounEdit

esse m ‎(plural esses)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S/s.

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

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.

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

esse f, m ‎(invariable)

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

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin ipsae, from ipse.

PronounEdit

esse f plural of essa

  1. they, them
Related termsEdit

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

esse

  1. present infinitive of sum

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ēsse

  1. present active infinitive of edō

ReferencesEdit


NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

esse

  1. to be

PiedmonteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

esse

  1. to be

ConjugationEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

esse m (feminine essa, plural esses, feminine plural essas)

  1. that (near you)
    Esse chapéu está limpo?
    Is that hat clean?
  2. that; this (indicates something already mentioned or understood from context)
    Esse é o segredo para vencer.
    This is the secret to winning.
  3. (Brazil) this (near me)
    Esse livro é muito bom.
    This book is very good.
QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:esse.

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

Portuguese demonstratives (edit)
Pronouns Adverbs
Singular Plural Neuter
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Proximal X este esta estes estas isto aqui,
de + X deste desta destes destas disto daqui
em + X neste nesta nestes nestas nisto
Medial X esse essa esses essas isso
de + X desse dessa desses dessas disso daí
em + X nesse nessa nesses nessas nisso
Distal X aquele aquela aqueles aquelas aquilo ali,
de + X daquele daquela daqueles daquelas daquilo dali
em + X naquele naquela naqueles naquelas naquilo
a + X àquele àquela àqueles àquelas àquilo

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

esse m (plural esses)

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

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:esse.

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