"Kion vi rekomendas ke mi manĝu en la restoracio?"

Translation:What do you recommend that I eat in the restaurant?

July 23, 2015



Why is the imperative used (...ke mi manĝu...)?

July 23, 2015


Because it's a "desired result" - you would also use it after "want, desire, wish" and similar verbs.

Note that conservative English grammar would use the subjunctive here: "What do you recommend that he eat in the restaurant?" (rather than that he eats, indicative).

July 23, 2015


Esperanto doesn't have an imperative mood or subjunctive mood, but what's called a 'jussive' mood that talks about requests, wishes, desires, &c. This is used in cases where languages would use the imperative mood or subjunctive mood.

August 3, 2015


Seems like it should take suggest in place of recommend. I reported that.

March 11, 2016
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