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Logic behind “ĉiu”?

In Esperanto, why does ĉiu mean "every" when ĉi serves elsewhere as a proximal prefix (e.g. ĉi-flanke) and -u is a suffix meaning "one"? Why does this not mean "this one" just as ti+ -u means "that ...
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Ĉu ekzistas regulo por ordigi multajn adjektivojn en Esperanto?

Kiam mi studadis la anglan, mi trovis regulojn por ordigi multajn adjektivojn rilate al unu substantivo. Tiam venis al mi la demando ĉu ekzistas iu ajn simila regulo por la Esperantaj adjektivoj. Jen ...
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What is the difference between “tio” and “ke”?

Can someone please explain to me, what the difference between the two words tio and ke is? They both translate as that, but I assume that like the words de and da they are used differently.
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Which country has the highest percentage of Esperanto speakers?

I'm pretty sure that Brazil has the most Esperanto speakers in the world, but it also has a very large population. So, I'm curious, which country has the highest percentage of Esperanto speakers?
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Where can you find communities of chinese Esperanto speakers in the Internet?

There are probably a lot of Chinese Esperanto speakers, but I don't remember the last time I wrote to one on the Internet. Chinese people are rare in websites/services such as Telegram, Reddit, ...
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Is Esperanto a viable language to put in the “languages spoken” section of my resume?

Elsewhere on the internet I've heard people say that if you mention it at all, you should put it in hobbies or else you risk getting dismissed and gossiped about to a company's peers, limiting your ...
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Is there any kind of internship at the U.E.A? Are there any Esperanto related internships anywhere at all?

I am a few months away from college and am looking for some possible internships in my areas of interest. Esperanto being one of my largest areas of interest, I pose the question above. Thank-you all ...
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How do we tackle creating an Esperantujo “census”, or begin gaining a picture of our actual demographics?

Many of us know that the numbers usually cited for the amount of Esperanto speakers is an estimate, and a rather old estimate by now that seems to circulate mainly because everyone repeats it over and ...
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Is there a contemporary “Promeso”, a promise to learn Esperanto if there is a certain number of prospective learners?

As I understand from history of Esperanto, Zamenhof had send out a Promeso: a text with urge to give a promise to start learning esperanto if two (?) million people would give the same promise. Is ...
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How many people speak Esperanto compared to other planned languages?

I've heard a few times in the media that there are more Klingon speakers than Esperanto speakers, but I can't believe this is true. So, how does the number of Esperanto speakers compare with say ...
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What is the gender ratio of the Esperanto community?

What is the gender ratio of the Esperanto community like? Is it predominantly male, predominantly female, or roughly a fifty-fifty split? If the community isn't roughly fifty fifty, does its gender ...
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Do all active Esperanto-speakers use the Internet?

Esperanto is a good tool for international communication. The Internet facilitates international communication with the help of e-mails and social media. Is there a significant amount of active ...
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Kie trovi grupojn de Esperantistaj programistoj?

Ĉu ekzistas grupoj de programistoj, kiuj kunlaboras pri komunaj projektoj uzante la lingvon Esperanto? Kie eblas trovi ilin, kaj alliĝi al ili?
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Do dialectical variations exist in Esperanto?

In many languages different communities speak in a different way. However about languages like Russian one likes to assert that all people speak the same way. How does this work in Esperanto?
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Which country of Africa has the highest number of Esperanto-speakers?

Africa is known for not having a lot of Esperanto-speakers. Still, which country does a good job at it?
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How did Telegram become so popular with the Esperanto community?

I'm amazed that on telegramo.org there are over 50 groups in Esperanto, but why did Esperanto speakers specifically choose to gather on Telegram? What made this messaging system more appealing than ...
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How many Esperanto speakers exist?

Do we have a reasonable estimate for the number of Esperanto speakers in the world?