*turns around*cleverbot wrote: ↑Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:19 am*unzips*clemon wrote: ↑Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:18 amOK ok I'm still infatuatedOld English bēon, an irregular and defective verb, whose full conjugation derives from several originally distinct verbs. The forms am and is are from an Indo-European root shared by Latin sum and est . The forms was and were are from an Indo-European root meaning ‘remain’. The forms be and been are from an Indo-European root shared by Latin fui ‘I was’, fio ‘I become’, and Greek phuein ‘bring forth, cause to grow’. The origin of are is uncertain.