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"The pupils obey the teacher."

Translation:La lernantoj obeas la instruiston.

7 months ago


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Why is it sometimes lernanto and other times lernejano? Is there any difference between them?

7 months ago

[deactivated user]

    I don't know how duolingo makes the distinction, but:

    "lern|ant|o" is a person who is currently learning; "lern|ej|an|o" is a member of a school; so when I see English "pupil", that's more "lernejano" and "student" is more "lernanto" - but whichever fits the situation better

    EditDelete7 months ago

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    Lernanto - one who is learning.

    Lernejano - someone enrolled in a K-12 or similar school.

    6 months ago