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How do you say "tu estas aqui" in English? Doesn't "estas" mean "these?" Word for word, it looks like "you these here."

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It does mean these. However, I think what is intended is actually "Tú estás aquí." This would mean that it actually translates as "You are here."

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To expand on what oceanix said, the tilde ( accent ) over the "a" changes the meaning. "estas" (no tilde) means "these". "estás" means "you are". "Tu" (no tilde) means "your". "Tú" means "you".

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