"The lecture is on that disk."

Translation:La prelego estas en tiu disko.

September 3, 2015



Even though prepositions are generally taken quite literal in Esperanto (in so far that is possible with prepositions — they are tricky in all languages I know!), I believe that "sur tiu disko" is a fine translation here.

September 3, 2015


Agreed! And it now accepts that.

October 6, 2015


Prelego is a difficult word to remember. Any ideas on how to remember it easier?

December 22, 2015


Legi means "to read"

"Pre" in English is kinda like "before".

So I remember "prelego" as the before-reading. Cause usually you sit through a lecture before reading the assignment XD (no matter if you were suppose to read the assignment prior to the lesson lol)

November 16, 2017


That's basically where it comes from, but the connection is in Latin (IIRC). It's a single root in Esperanto. German vor-lesen - to read forth. In the old days, professors would read their lectures forth to the class.

January 6, 2018
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