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"We live here."

Translation:Ni loĝas tie ĉi.

June 4, 2015


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Ni logxas jen would be ok to say ?

October 23, 2016


Jen means "here is/here are" so I'm guessing the sentence would be: "Jen kie ni loĝas" (This is where we live)?

March 7, 2018


Why is "Ni loĝas tien ĉi" incorrect for "We live here"? Isn't 'here' the direct object?

June 23, 2017


Because tien signifies direction (to this place), whereas tie signifies location (at this place).

Li venas tien ĉi – "He is coming here" (to this place) Ni loĝas tie ĉi – "We live here" (at this place)

July 14, 2018


I have the same question!

April 2, 2018


"here" is functioning as an adverb rather than a noun, describing "loĝas" instead of serving as a direct object

April 13, 2018


What is the point of the cxi? Why can't it be just "Ni logxas tie"

June 4, 2015


Tie = there

Ĉi tie/ Tie ĉi = here

June 4, 2015


Esperanto was so easy until this lesson. I just can't see it that way. Makes no sense to me

February 23, 2018


The "ti" part of tie means "that."
The "e" part of tie means "place."
(See the table of correlatives someone recommends below.)
Cxi expresses close proximity. So...
tie = that place = there
tie cxi = that place near me = here

February 24, 2018


In this video I talk about ĉi. The link should take you directly to the correct moment in the video.

https://youtu.be/PE2J6Sn27kk?t=71 https://youtu.be/PE2J6Sn27kk?t=71

February 15, 2019


Does anyone have a handy way of remembering things like "tie", "tiu", etc. ? I can't ever tell the difference...

September 27, 2017

February 24, 2018


Thank you for the link. It is very very helpful

April 21, 2018


It gets easier, I can tell you!

The way I remembered the correlatives was:

-ie rhymes with where

-iam is 1 a.m. (time!)

-iu rhymes with 'who?'

-iel rhymes with 'how in hell?'

-iom 'ow much?

-io is wot?

But the -ial mnemonic beat me!

December 2, 2018

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    tie cxi and cxi tie are both excepted but what one is used more??

    April 8, 2016


    I think it's almost impossible to tell which one is used more. I've read some texts in Esperanto and it seems that both "cxi tie" and "tie cxi" are used equally frequently. I don't know why, but I prefer "cxi tie", "cxi tiu".

    March 29, 2017


    Whats the difference between logXas and vivas?

    September 5, 2015


    logxas = to dwell, reside
    vivas = to be alive, not dead
    Think of the English words lodge, lodging, vivacious, vivacity

    September 25, 2015


    Can you say "Ni ĉi tie loĝas"?

    July 28, 2017


    What means ci ?

    March 13, 2018


    rfeuand gave a nice answer above. Here it is again, (but with the Ĉ/ĉ characters):

    The "ti" part of tie means "that."

    The "e" part of tie means "place."

    (See the table of correlatives someone recommends below.)

    Ĉi expresses close proximity. So...

    tie = that place = there

    tie ĉi = that place near me = here

    April 29, 2018
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