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1

What does estar mean?

Estar means to be in English.

2

Is estar a regular verb?

No, estar is not a regular verb.

Estar is an irregular verb.

3

Why is estar irregular?

Estar is irregular 

because its conjugations are

different in many ways.

4

What are the conjugations 

for estar?

yo estoy

tú estás

usted, él, ella está 

nosotros, nosotros estamos

ustedes, ellos, ellas están

5

Did you notice the irregularities

of the estar conjugations?

Yo  ends in "y"

Did you notice estás, está & están have accents on the "a"?

6

So, what are the estar conjugations equivalent in English?

I am

You are

He, she, it is

We are

You (all) are

They are

7

What are the uses of estar in Spanish?

estar is used to describe location, health

feelings or a condition that is only temporary.

8

Whenever you're in doubt, there is a song that you can sing to help you remember the uses for estar.

for how you feel

and

where you are

you always use 

the verb estar