Estar = To be


Estar = To be (ess-tar)

Estar is used to express/refers to/ the state of being and describe physical and emotional conditions and where things are located

As in...

  • ¿Cómo estás? = How are you?
  • Estoy bien = I am ok
  • ¿Dónde estás? = Where are you?
  • Estoy en San Salvador = I'm in San Salvador
  • ¿Dónde está el baño? = Where is the bathroom?
  • Kevin está contento = Kevin is happy
  • La sopa está muy buena = This soup is delicious.

Present tense conjugation for Estar

Yo: estoy (I am)

Tú: estás (You are)

Él/Ella/Usted: está (He/She/You [formal] are)

Nosotros: estamos (We are)

Vosotros: estáis (Ya’ll are)

Ellos/Ellas/Ustedes: están (They/Ya’ll[formal] are)

Kristiverbs, feelings