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"Do, ĉu vi amas lin?"

Translation:So, do you love him?

June 15, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/marvincorea

Now that he can dance...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/P_Azul

Nun, rigardu lin.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Dekker67

Well, do you love him?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/noureddin95

That would be: "Nu, ĉu vi ..."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/poltomin

But it could also be "Do, ...".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/noureddin95

Depending on the context, yes, it could. But in general, no!

According to PIV:

"do" is "Partikulo montranta logikan sekvon, konkludon el la antaŭa diritaĵo".

But "nu" is "Interjekcio uzata por
a) atentigi,
b) instigi,
c) esprimi veran aŭ ŝajnigitan konsenton aŭ koncedon".

So, it's clear that they are not interchangeable in general.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/poltomin

Regardless of what PIV says, the fact is Esperantists often use "do" before saying something, like people say "well" in English, just as a way to start speaking.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/noureddin95

Nu, vi opinias ion, kaj mi opinias la malon. Senprobleme!. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mgnifique

Mi diras al ŝi "nur parte" Mi nur amas mian liton Kaj mian panjon Mi bedaŭras


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AndressaAndrd

Am I the only one around here who remembered "Titanic"? :X

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