Since both i.e. and e.g. both come from the Latin id est and exempli gratia, respectively, does Esperanto use the same abbreviations? If not, then what are the Esperanto abbreviations?

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Esperanto has its own abbreviations for these:

i.e.t.e. = tio estas

e.g.ekz. = ekzemple

Another very common one is:

etcktp = kaj tiel plu

There’s a nice list in PMEG.


En Esperanto oni uzas "t.e." (por "tio estas") anstataŭ "i.e.", kaj "ekz" (por "ekzemple") anstataŭ "e.g.".

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