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Difference between sei and è

and when to use them properly?

5 years ago

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

5 years ago

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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 :)

5 years ago

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

5 years ago

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

5 years ago

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

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kes2212

sei - are; é - is

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/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.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sipronto

are and is

4 years ago

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How do I switch to my Spanish and French classes, I seem to be locked into Italian.

4 years ago