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"Ĉar" vs "Pro"

Which is the right answer to "kial"? "Ĉar", "Pro", both, or another one? Is any difference between them?

3 years ago

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I agree with amuzulo. Ĉar introduces a sub-clause that shows a cause, reason or motive. You could also say: ĉar = pro tio, ke. Pro is a preposition. It does indeed mean because of, on account of, for the sake of, due to. If you get a question that starts with kial, in most cases you should expect a sub-clause in the answer. e.g. Kial la vetero estas malvarma? La vetero malvarmas, ĉar la vento estas tre forta (or).....la vetero malvarmas pro la forta vento. I hope that this makes sense.

3 years ago

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Ĉar is "because" (and introduces a subclause) and Pro is "because of".

3 years ago

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Thanks for answering here as well... Facebook posts will be lost forever and perhaps in the future is possible to query the Duolingo forums or find answers here through google.

3 years ago

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Duolingo forum posts are equally hard to find, I believe. :(

3 years ago

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Since it is a company you should wait until the big data trend arrives here...

3 years ago

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Dankegon!

3 years ago

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Dankon!

8 months ago

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If you want to have a more elaborate explanation of these words, visit vortaro.net.

3 years ago