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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jkorchak013

Difference between sei and è

and when to use them properly?

April 3, 2013

11 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mukkapazza

It might help to hover over verbs and click on the blue conjugate button. You'll start to notice a pattern and conjugating verbs will become easier :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jkorchak013

i think perhaps sei means are and è means is? please correct me if i'm wrong


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jkorchak013

thank you all for the help! i understand much better now


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SJKIrk

"Sei" is second person singular: "you are", "è" is third person singular: "he is", "she is", "it is".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lilybett2k

One important thing you guys are leaving out is that Lei e' is also "you are" when used formally.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kes2212

sei - are; é - is


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AbbyLynn12

Careful. Sei is only "you are" (talking informally to someone you know/younger than you). If you translate it like that, you might misconjugate "they are", which is sono. You'll understand better when you get to conjugates of essere.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/speedydco

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