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Questions tagged [participles]

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Can one use -ot- and -ont knowing that the expected never happened?

I am reading through the participle-section of the course "La teorio Nakamura" at lernu.net. One of the examples surprized me. Oni preskaŭ kaptis lin, sed li forkuris. → Kaptote, li forkuris. = He ...
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What are the usual use cases for -ont- forms?

By now I am feeling pretty confident in using -ant- and -int- forms, partly because they have a direct correspondence in my native language, but I am not sure in what real-world situations I would ...
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Compound Tenses

Researching the in-depth usages of Esperanto verbs, I came across this Wikipedia entry. In short, the entry claims that for compound tenses such as "mi estas kuranta" (present tense progressive, "I ...
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« Parolante pri … »

Se mi parolas kun iu kaj mi volas subite ŝanĝi la temon al io nerekte rilata, mi ofte uzas esprimon kiu komenciĝas per « parolante pri … » por montri la ligon inter la du temoj, ekzemple: Mi pensas ...