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"Kiel la hispana rilatas al la franca?"

Translation:How does Spanish relate to French?

September 30, 2019



Why "relates" is wrong?


Did you mean you tried "How spanish relates to french"? That's not correct in English.

(if that wasn't the question, please ignore; also, this part is about English, not Esperanto) To make questions like that in English, you need to turn the main verb "Spanish relates to French" into a helper-verb pair "Spanish does relate to French", then move the helper verb to the front "Does Spanish relate to French" to make a yes-no question, or to after the question word "How does Spanish relate to French"

Similary, your question should be: 'Why is "relates" wrong'; "is" is a helper verb, so it gets moved by itself.

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