The imperative of the verbs essere and avere

The verbs essere (to be) and avere (to have) are irregular and they are conjugated like this in the imperative:

(tu) sii
(lei) sia
(noi) siamo
(voi) siate
(loro) siano
(tu) abbi
(lei) abbia
(noi) abbiamo
(voi) abbiate
(loro) abbiano

Sii maturo!

Be mature!

Abbiate pazienza, per favore!

Have patience, please!

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