"Kio estas via aĝo?"

Translation:What is your age?

June 4, 2015

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/nim_numb

There was a sentence here in one of the lessons: "kiu estas via numero de telefono?". I assumed that "kiu" is being used in this case because the speaker assumes that the person he asks knows their telephone number.

If I ask someone for their age, I pre-assume that this person already knows their age. So, in this case, Is it possible to use "kiu" as well?

June 10, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/RudolfFischer

Neither "kiu" nor "kio". "age" is a dimension term, the response indicates a quantity. Traditional one asks for age by: Kiom da jaroj vi havas? Less often: Kiel/Kiom vi aghas?

September 24, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/noureddin95

It's a long debate. This page should help, I hope.

June 11, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/ronstrelecki

Nice userpic!

November 18, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/noureddin95

Thanks! :D

November 19, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Bossy99

Kio estas mia aĝo denove

December 18, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/ronstrelecki

I thought it was "traditional" or idiomatic in Esperanto to ask how many years one has. Kiom da jaroj vi havas?

July 18, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/mensogulo

All roads lead to Rome. Just use one that you like.

November 17, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/Bitspark

Ŝi ĵuris, ke ŝi estis super dek ok...

December 22, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/-Zorua-

Haven't we had this question about twenty times now?

February 20, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Majklo_Blic

La Aĝo de Amforo.

October 3, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Flink91

Sounds like “kiu” and not “kio”… The sound quality of the esperanto course is so bad :(

February 9, 2018

[deactivated user]

    Strange. Mi preferas "kiom vi aĝas?".

    April 20, 2018
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