komencanto meaning to you
kiom longe gis mi ne plu komencanto, is it time or ability?
Also can you send me a good online dictionary because this google translate just isnt cutting it. it said Komenciĝos instead of beginner
this is my first post
It's ability. For starters, you should finish the tree. Good online dictionaries include Lernu, ReVo, and when you're ready, PIV (at http://vortaro.net/ ). I'd also recommend Wells' dictionary which is available in paper form, or on Google Play as an ebook.
Definitely don't use Google translate.
You could also try using Amikumu to find speakers nearby, Telegram to chat online, YouTube to watch videos, and definitely see if there's an Esperanto club in your area. The community is very helpful!
i should have seen that coming. i tried the tree and it was easy when it was options but with typing it seems getting close just doesnt cut it. I think I need to work on my Capitalization
i have to move a lot so a club might not work but i'll read this vortaro dictionary and get back to you. Thanks bud
You stop being a "beginner" when you decide you are no longer a "beginner".
Ability. I figure I'll stop calling myself a komencanto when I can reliably use PIV as a primary dictionary :). As PIV is Esperanto-only it's only so useful at my level. I still prefer Lernu's dictionary because it shows the root(s) of the words. As for Google Translate, no you can't rely on it, but you can use it to get a gist -- as long as you have enough knowledge to know when it is screwing up on you :).
If you can reliably use PIV as a primary dictionary, you should consider yourself a ridiculously high-level master of the Esperanto language. ;-)
For me, it is the point, where I don't need to "translate" or "think ahead" too much any longer. In addition to the dictionaries already mentioned, I found glosbe (https://glosbe.com/) helpful. It might not always be very exact, but I like the example sentences, which give me an idea on how I can use a word as a beginner.
thanks everyone for the good resources. i will give some lingots. I enjoyed this ill ask another question when i think of one
Ekzemple: Vi ne plu estas komencanto, se vi kuraĝas paroli Esperanton kun “eksterlandano”.