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The verb “είμαι”

to be

The second-person plural has two versions, “είσαστε” and “είστε”.  

“Είμαι” is an irregular but very common and useful verb.  You can use it for most kinds of information exchange, even at intermediate and advanced levels. 

Examples with “είμαι”:

Είμαι η Χριστίνα.   (I am Christina.)

Είσαι φοιτητής.   (You are a student.)(masc.)

Είναι 60 χρόνων.   (He is 60 years old.)

Είμαστε στην Αθήνα.   (We are in Athens.)

Είστε κουρασμένοι.   (You are tired.)

Είναι Ελληνίδες.   (They are Greek.)(fem.)

Είμαι άρρωστος.   (I am sick.)

Το κρασί είναι καλό.    (The wine is good.)

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