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What is the difference between the many words for "number"?

There are many words in Esperanto to describe a number: Nombro Kvanto Numero Grando Cifero What is the difference between them?
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About "ĉu" and "se" in clauses [duplicate]

Which one is correct? If both, what's the difference? Mi ne scias se ŝi ŝatas min. Mi ne scias ĉu ŝi ŝatas min. Mi legis ambaŭ tamen ĉu estas nuancoj?
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What is the difference between "afero" and "aĵo"?

This topic was brought up but not answered below this question: Does Esperanto offer as many synonyms as English? Both "afero" and "aĵo" means thing, right? Is one abstract and the other concrete or ...
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What is the difference between do, tiel, tial, tiom, and sekve?

Can someone tell me the difference between these words?They all can translate as “ so” in English. I’ve also seen do, tiel, and tial translated as “therefore”. Please also provide sentence examples ...
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Kio estas la diferenco de la verboj "porti" kaj "surhavi"?

Saluton. Mi priserĉis la signifojn de tiuj ĉi du verboj, sed ŝajnas al mi ke ili estas tutsamaj kaj tutegalaj. Ĉu?
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