The verbs essere and avere in the subjunctive

The verbs essere (to be) and avere (to have) are irregular and are formed as follows in the subjunctive:

Io sia
Tu sia
Lui/lei sia
Noi siamo
Voi siate
Loro siano
Io abbia
Tu abbia
Lui/lei abbia
Noi abbiamo
Voi abbiate
Loro abbiano

L'essenziale è che tu sia felice.

The main thing is that you are happy.

Desidero che tu abbia tutto ciò che desideri.

I want you to have everything you desire (literally “I want that you have…”).

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