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"You are reading a book or a newspaper."

Translation:Vi legas libron aŭ ĵurnalon.

May 28, 2015



The other two options were so ridiculous that only a random selection could lead to a wrong answer. In multiple choice.


i put "vi estas legas libron aŭ ĵurnalon" and got it wrong, it said to put "leganta" in stead of legas. why?


Why do you have to add -n to some nouns. I don't understand why we need to.


You add the accusative -n when the noun is the direct object of the sentance. A direct object is the thing that is receiving the action of a verb. For example:

La knabo manĝas la pomon.

Which means "The boy eats the apple." What is being eaten? The apple, because it ends in -n.


You have to add -n to some vowels because if that noun is being performed on it must have a suffix of -n. For example, La viro kisas virinon (the man kisses the woman). Since the man is kissed the woman she must have a -n at the end because she is the noun/object being performed on.


Ĉu vi estas legas libron aŭ ĵurnalon?


Would "Cu" be wrong to use at the beginning of the sentence to denote a question?


If you you mean "Ĉu" (with the hat), then you are correct. It turns a sentence into a yes/no (or multiple choice) question. Be careful when it comes to the hatted letters. If you can't type them on your keyboard, I use the Google keyboard, which has esperanto language support. Or you could, as a last resort, use the x-system.


In Italian, there are different words for present tense words and words ending in 'ing' ('she reads' vs. 'she is reading'). Is there no difference in esperanto?


Whats the differnce between leganta and legas


according to google translate leganta is read, while legas is you read. So I guess you could use legas like "legas libron" while for leganta it would be "Mi leganta libron"

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