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Top new questions this week:

How to translate “facing right”

Imagine I want to describe this photo and I want to say something like “the cat is facing right”, ie, his head is turned towards the right-hand side of the image. Some ideas I had: La kato frontas ...

phrase-requests  
user avatar asked by Neil Roberts Score of 1
user avatar answered by Eduardo Trápani Score of 1

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Most well-known books translated into Esperanto?

What are the most well-known books that have been translated into Esperanto?

culture books  
user avatar asked by benahm Score of 3
user avatar answered by Meira D. Score of 4

What are the most common misconceptions about Esperanto?

Sometimes otherwise well educated people, can say the strangest things about Esperanto and its speakers. What are the most common misconceptions, prejudice and myths that we face? Are these ...

history  
user avatar asked by Milo Minderbinder Score of 16
user avatar answered by Vanege Score of 19

What were the main reasons for creating iĉismo?

I can understand why in the context of today's discussions on gender, and I see a need for it, but what were the main reasons for creating iĉismo? I would like to know who created it and why.

language-evolution  
user avatar asked by Charlotte SL Score of 8
user avatar answered by dhasenan Score of 7

Does Esperanto have gerunds?

I know how the infinitive form of a verb is used in Esperanto. Mi ŝatas danci. (I like to dance.) Does Esperanto have a parallel to English gerunds? I like dancing.

verbs  
user avatar asked by Yotam Salmon Score of 11
user avatar answered by Marcos Cramer Score of 15

TTS for Esperanto

Does anyone know of a good text to speech service or program for Esperanto? Have been fiddling with AWS Polly Polish, but it doesn't say glaciaĵo right and other such words -- Note, access to AWS ...

pronunciation technology  
user avatar asked by ina Score of 2
user avatar answered by Neil Roberts Score of 2

What is the difference between "per", "por", "pri" and "pro"?

What is the difference between per, por, pri, and pro? All these words look and feel sort of similar to me. What are the possible uses for each of them? How do I decide which to use?

prepositions word-meaning  
user avatar asked by Lynn Score of 14
user avatar answered by Lynn Score of 17

Is there a list of recommended reading for beginners?

When someone starts learning a language, there are some novels that really should be required reading (if we're going that route of learning). Esperanto has a lot of literature. Is there a list of ...

learning literature  
user avatar asked by Charlotte SL Score of 12
user avatar answered by Lumo5 Score of 3
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