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What is the difference between «nun» and «ĉi tiam»

What is the difference (if any) between the correlative «ĉi tiam» and the German-derived «nun?» Or does the only difference lie in the ability to easily use the adverb form of nun, «nune,» and the ...
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“La konstruaĵo estas proksime / proksima de mi” — Adverbo aŭ Adjektivo?

En unu el la lecionoj de Lernu, estas ĉi tiu gramatik-noto: Oni uzas la a-finaĵon por priskribi substantivojn, sed kiam mankas substantivo oni uzas la e-finaĵon. La vetero estas tre varma. (La ...
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Does Esperanto have a hidden Allative case?

As a casual speaker of Esperanto, I’m used to constructions where ”al la X-o” or ”sur la X-on” is replaced by ”-en”: Ni iru aŭten! (Ni iru al la aŭto.) Via poŝtelefono falis teren. (Via ...
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Adverb or adjective for tio

Marko: Mi volas roli kiel soldato. Polo: Tio estas bona / bone Since tio is an -O word then should it be bona? Or, since the word tio is referring to a verb (roli), should it be bone?
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Do adjectives or adverbs describe “tio”?

I just completed an excercise by lernu.net. It was about when to use -e and when to use -a. The descprition told me to put an adjective when there was a noun in the phrase, and an adverb when there ...
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What is the difference between “ade” and “daŭre”?

What is the difference between the adverbs ade and daŭre? Li ade biciklas. / Li daŭre biciklas. Mi ade laboras kiel instruisto. / Mi daŭre laboras kiel instruisto. Ĉu vi ade verkas? / Ĉu vi daŭre ...
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When to use an adverb/adjective

Sometimes I get confused on when I should be using an adverb or an adjective. What's a good rule set? For example, one can respond to a question with "bona" or "bone" - but when do I use which?
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What is difference between “multo” and “multe”?

In PIV multe has several meanings, including II- Uzata subst-e., kun la signifo «amaso, granda kvanto, granda nombro» Similarly, multo means Amaso, granda kvanto aŭ nombro. Both definitions ...
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When saying “looking good”, do I use an adverb or an adjective? [duplicate]

Despite believing that I knew the rules behind the use of adjectives vs. adverbs in certain sentences, it feels like I could be missing some nuance somewhere. For the sake of the question, let's use ...
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What is the difference between the interjections “ĝuste” and “prave”?

I understand the difference between ĝusti and pravi. Tio ĝustas - that is right, that is correct Vi pravas - you are right, what you are saying saying is correct But what about when the ...
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“Estas bele” vs “estas bela” (or “beli”)

I sometimes saw adverbs instead of adjectives being used to describe things, like for example in estis bele ke vi povis alveni. Why wouldn't one use bela instead? After all, in the sentence you are ...
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Using “tiel” and “tiom” before adjectives, adverbs and verbs

Should I use tiel or tiom before an adjective, adverb or verb? Vi estas tiom/tiel afabla. Helpi min estis tiom/tiel afable de vi. Vi tiom/tiel afablas. In English, people say "so" in ...
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Kio estas la diferenco de la signifo inter “plejgrava” kaj “plej grava”?

Saluton, kio estas la diferenco de la signifo inter la du frazoj? Li verkis sian plejgravan romanon. Li verkis sian plej gravan romanon. Antaŭdankon.
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What adverb should I use in this sentence?

I am trying to translate I come home not long after you arrive in Esperanto. Google Translate gives me the following sentence. Mi venas hejmen post nelonge vi alvenas. Should not baldaŭ be used ...
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Can you write “Mi baldaŭ foriras” instead of “Mi baldaŭ foriros”?

According to ReVo, baldaŭ means post mallonga tempo. Since the idea of posterity is already expressed by the adverb, is it possible to use the -as tense with a verb associated to this adverb?
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What is the difference between “Mia onklo venas sane” and “Mia onklo venas sana”?

I know that one of them is an adverb and one of them is an adjective. But what is the more deeper meaning of the sentences? Can you create a proper context for them please? Do also similar examples ...