"Do you love me?"

Translation:Ĉu vi amas min?

May 28, 2015

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Yes, Duo, indeed))


so, I entered as my translation "cu min amas vi" isn't this technically correct? I thought word order doesn't really make that much of a differnce in esperanto because of all the prefixes and suffixes. Is this wrong?


That's right. (There is no method for automatically configure duolingo to simplify constructing learning phrases, so please be patient until all correct translations will be typed in. Be prepared for this kind of issues and please keep reporting those! :-) )


Are there certain verbs where it is more common for the direct object to be put before the verb in Esperanto?

I understand from the introduction that the word order is very fluid in Esperanto, although the direct object is more commonly used after the verb unless the speaker is purposefully stressing something or speaking poetically. But are there many cases where the sentence structure is more commonly "direct object + verb + subject" like in Spanish "Me gustan las papas" where "papas" would be the subject? Or perhaps some other sentence structure?


Word order is flexible and influenced by the speakers native language. Zamenhof himself liked to use SOV a lot but most people do SVO.


Mostly. "Ĉu" not "cu". ;)


I dont have the c that's needed - only ç, ć, and č. is cx accepted?


It is. Putting an X in place of the circumflexed consonant is generally accepted among Esperantists.


Should ĉu amas min vi? be accepted?


Can someone explain why "mi" becomes "min?" Or in other ones why "viro" becomes "viron?" Is there a rule for adding "n" at the end of things?


I am no expert but it seems you add an 'n' when the noun is an object. For e.g., she kisses the man = si kisas la viron


Ah maybe you should check out, i think it was called the tips and introduction page. It doesn't show on mobile for some reason but if you happen to have access to a computer, you should definitely check it out! There they explain what is going on before you practice


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