What's the difference between estoy and yo soy in spanish?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    estoy means i am (located)

    and soy means i am (describing yourself)

    for example, yo estoy en la escuela (i am in the school)

    you soy inteligente y rubio (i am intelligent and blonde)

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Estoy means "I am" in the temporary state of being and Yo soy means "I am" in the permanent state of being.

  • 1 decade ago

    estar is for more temporary things. like a state of being. estoy cansada, estoy enferma. the present progressive tense. estoy caminando ( i am walking ). current location of a person estoy en la facultad, no estoy en mi casa. ser is for permanent things, describing characteristcs. soy una persona amable , trabajadora y leal.

  • 1 decade ago

    Estar (estoy):

    Feelings and Emotions

    Location of person, place or thing

    Ser (soy):

    Nationality

    Job

    Description (physical)

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  • 1 decade ago

    estoy means:I'm

    yo soy means: I am

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