Estar is a Spanish irregular verb meaning to be. Estar appears on the 100 Most Used Spanish Verbs Poster as the 2nd most used irregular verb.
For the preterite tense conjugation, go to Estar Preterite Tense Conjugation.
Estar Conjugation: Present Tense
*Irregular forms in bold.
The participio of Estar is estado. The present perfect tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb haber with the participio.
The gerundio of Estar is estando. The present continuous tense is formed by combining the auxiliary verb Estar with the gerundio.
Regular vs. Irregular Verbs
A verb is called a regular verb when its conjugation follows a typical pattern. A verb which does not follow these patterns exactly is called an irregular verb. In Spanish, the 3 regular patterns are for verbs ending in ar, er, and ir.
Spanish Conjugation Chart
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