Information about the word be (English → Esperanto: esti)

Part of speechverb
Pronunciation/biː/ (stronɡ), /bɪ/ (weak)
Hyphenationbe
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Conjugation

Indicative mood
Present tensePast tense
(I) am(I) was
(thou) art(thou) wast
(he) is(he) was
(we) are(we) were
(you) are(you) were
(they) are(they) were
Subjunctive mood
Present tensePast tense
(I) be (I) were
(thou) beest(thou) wert
(he) be(he) were
(we) be(we) were
(you) be(you) were
(they) be(they) were
Imperative mood
be
Participles
Present participlePast participle
beingbeen

Usage samples

Where am I?
Where have you been?
There is no hiding place now.

Translations

Afrikaanswees
Dutchwezen; zijn
Esperantoesti
Frenchêtre
Germansein
Greekείναι
Jamaican Patoisde; a
Low Germanweasen
Luxemburgishsinn
Papiamentota
Saterland Frisianweze
Spanishestar
Sranande
Swedishvara
Thaiอยู่
Welshbod
West Frisianwêze
Yiddishזײַן