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Spanish verbs

Which verb form is "leen" in and how is it different from lee and lees? Lee is the tu form right?

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4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/oopsiedaisies

Leen, comes from the verb leer, which means "to read" in Spanish. Leen is the "they" form of the verb. Here's how the conjugation works:

Yo (I) - Leo Nosotros (we)- Leemos Tu (you) - Lees
El/Ella (He/She) - Lee Ellos/Ellas (they) - Leen

Hope that helps!

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Reply14 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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That was a great example of the conjugation of leer. I hope you don't mind me changing the format a little. It makes a bit more sense if you do your first, second, and third person singular, and then your first, second, and third person plural forms. Plus I've added usted and ustedes.

Yo (I) - Leo

Tu (you informal) - Lees

Usted/El/Ella (You formal/He/She) - Lee

Nosotros (we)- Leemos

Ustedes/Ellos/Ellas (you all/they) - Leen

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Reply24 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/oopsiedaisies

I just learned a different way. I listed it in the same order, it was just not meant to be read across, rather it was meant to be read down. It's like a chart. haha thank you though! I can see how a chart would be harder to read here.

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Reply4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lrtward
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Ha! I didn't even think to read it like a chart. I learned with the chart, too. Once you post on here, though, the formatting is lost.

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Reply4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bcassill

But, how am I suppose to remember that?? I'm not getting the "rule", or is it just I have to memorize it, there isn't really a "rule"??

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wynrich
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Leer is a regular "er" verb. So, if you learn the pattern for "er" verbs you will be able to conjugate "leer" or any other regular "er" verb. Here is an explanation about "er" verb conjugations: http://www.davidreilly.com/spanish/lessons/basic_verbs/er_verbs.html

More if you want to read more: http://www.studyspanish.com/verbs/lessons/juster.htm http://www.spanishdict.com/topics/show/36

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Jay10girl

Oh my gosh thank so much because i get easily confused!

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Reply2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Joeyshere
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Leen is the 3rd person present verb form of the verb "leer" -- to read. You would use this form in a sentence like: "Ellos leen un libro."

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Reply4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wynrich
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This is a helpful site: http://www.spanishdict.com/conjugate/

You can type in a verb and the site will conjugate it for you in many tenses. E.g., if you type in "leen" it will show you that "leer" is the infinitive ("to read") for that verb and "leen" will appear under the Present, after ellos/ellas/Uds. (3rd person plural). You'll see that the "tú" form is "lees".

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Reply4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Salxandra
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:) "Tu lees un libro."

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Reply4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lexhorton

Thanks everyone that helped a lot!

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Reply4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Julian_L.

You read / You are reading:

  • Tú lees
  • Vos leés (Argentina)

You guys read / You guys are reading:

  • Ustedes leen (Just in Hispanic America)
  • Vosotros leéis (Just in Spain)

They read / They are reading:

  • Ellos leen

You, read:

  • Tú, lee
  • Vos, leé (Argentina)
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Reply4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ShinbiBae

lol I get stuck on that too... theres also leemos but idk

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Reply3 years ago