"There is a period at the end of this sentence."

Translation:Estas punkto je la fino de tiu ĉi frazo.

August 5, 2015


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Why does "ĉe" not work here?

August 5, 2015


It's now accepted.

November 4, 2015


Except now it isn't again; odd. Reported.

November 21, 2015


It's more a question of why "je" is accepted. Since we are talking about a location for a symbol "ĉe" should be the correct proposition shouldn't it? (If the answer to that question is no, then we would, logically, be able to use "ĉe" for all locations.)

September 6, 2017


mmmm, konsentite, sendube ! :)

April 22, 2019


.La punkto iras ĉi tien ->

August 26, 2015


Does anyone know where the word "punkto" is derived from? I know "ponc" is used for the periods in internet addresses in Irish - but I haven't seen any other word in Esperanto that is derived from an Irish/Celtic word.

September 12, 2015


Ultimately, it must come from Latin "punctum", which is the origin of English "point".

I can imagine that Esperanto got it directly from the German "Punkt" (point, dot), which comes from the Latin word, rather than Esperanto borrowing it directly from Latin.

September 13, 2015


Do remember, though, that Zamenhoff was well versed in Latin, as well as German. It could be from both. In fact, if a root was common in several different languages, it was rather assured of becoming an Esperanto root.

November 4, 2015
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