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Is there a suffix equivalent of -tion from english in esperanto?

8 months ago

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The trouble is that -tion is not one suffix. It has a few different meanings. (Is "translation" the result of the act of translating, or the act itself?)

Many words that end in -tion in English end in -cio in Esperanto.

  • nation/nacio
  • preposition/prepozicio.
  • situation/situacio

For derived terms it's often -ado (or just -o) or -aĵo.

  • translation/traduko
  • correction/korektado (the act of correcting.)
  • creation/kreaĵo (a thing created.)
8 months ago

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Not to my knowledge, no. But I'm not very experienced yet and haven't done all of the Affixes yet, so I might be wrong. Don't take my word for it!

(But yeah, I'm pretty sure there isn't)

8 months ago

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That is basically what the -o ending is in Esperanto. It makes it a noun.

Mi ŝatas kuri - I like to run.

Li kuras - he runs.

La kuro - the run -or- the race.

Mi ŝatas manĝi - I like to eat.

Li manĝas - He eats.

La manĝo - The meal.

8 months ago

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These aren't -tion words. We don't say

  • curration, runation
  • comestation, eatation

... in English.

8 months ago