I can't find a translation for 'turnabout' in the standard Esperanto sources, and Google Translate throws up its hands at it.

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    I think it would be helpful to clarify what the English word means because I don’t think it’s very common and it has a few different meanings in Wiktionary. If you just want the sense of “to turn around” maybe returniĝi would work? – Neil Roberts Nov 20 at 17:07
  • That's what I was going to go with. – EulerSpoiler Nov 20 at 17:12
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    Can you please give more context? The translation will depend heavily on what surrounds it. – Andrew Woods Nov 21 at 9:23

Google Translate is not a good source to check. I would recommend the annotated dictionary at esperanto.me. For "Turn about is fair play" it lists ĉiu laŭ sia vico. For other meanings of "turnabout", I would suggest using a thesaurus and checking those words in the annotated dictionary.


  • How is that annotated dictionary not in violation of copyright? – EulerSpoiler Nov 26 at 23:16

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