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Kio estas la esperanta nombro disigilo, komo aŭ mallarĝa spaceto?

Mallarĝa spaceto Laŭ PMEG (ekstrakto): Oni povas uzi punktojn por klariga disigado de ciferoj en altaj nombroj, ekz.: 10.000.000.000 (= “dek miliardoj”), sed estas pli bone uzi (se eble) ...
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How do you format the time in Esperanto?

I often see it being written with a colon, so like 23:28. This is also the format used in PMEG, on most websites and in the Esperanto locale on Linux.
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Grammar for ordinal numbers greater than 10

The -a is only added to the last word so your example would be dek unua. It’s also quite common to write the ordinal numbers as a single word such as dek-unua. Apparently neither way is more official ...
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Any systematic way of building different adjectives from numerals than just ordinals?

There are many other suffixes that can be used with ordinals like "two": duono - half duope - in groups of two dufoje - twice duafoje - for the second time duoblo - double
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Kiu nivelo de domo estas la "unua etaĝo"?

Vortaro.net ankaŭ mencias ĉi tiun problemon: La maniero kalkuli la etaĝojn ne estas la sama por ĉiuj popoloj: iuj inkluzivigas la teretaĝon (do nomatan unua), aliaj ekskluzivigas ĝin.
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Expressing multiples of something

There are several options. This is what I thought of and I can find some confirmation in tekstaro. Here are some examples: -oble tiom … Link -oble to tiom and then use that to express the quantity ...
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How do you format the time in Esperanto?

According to Unicode CLDR, the standard time format used for Esperanto (eo) is "HH:mm", where HH stands for 24-hour format with leading zero. It has no regional differences. But the submission is ...
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How do you format the time in Esperanto?

Searching for the regular expressions " ...30 ", " ...00 ", " ..30 " and so on in tekstaro.com, one finds that La Ondo primarily uses the format 23h10 and secondarily 23.10. Monato rarely mentions ...
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Kiu nivelo de domo estas la "unua etaĝo"?

I don't think that is a language-related issue as much as a cultural convention. There is a difference in British English and American English, and according to Wikipedia the main distinction goes ...
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Any systematic way of building different adjectives from numerals than just ordinals?

Here is what I managed to find in PIV and Tekstaro: duopa (dvojný): duopa flava linio karakteriza de natrio ĉe spektroskopo For double grammatical number Wikipedia has dunombro (I do not know how ...
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When do we write numbers with letters?

Here are the rules of the magazine MONATO. They are based on the actual use: Nombrojn de nulo ĝis dek oni skribas per literoj, se ne temas pri decimaloj. Oni skribas per ciferoj la pli altajn ...
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When do we write numbers with letters?

In official documents, for big amounts, you use numbers and letters, to avoid mistakes (while reading or writing). For example, when you sell your house, it's better to write something like: EUR ...
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How to say aloud fractions without the -ono suffix?

12 / 10 = dekdu dekonoj = 12 dividite de 10 (3 syllables more) 10 / 20 = dek dudekonoj = 10 dividite de 20 Difference only audible by the pause for onoj. However pauses are a bit more used in E-o as ...
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Kiu nivelo de domo estas la "unua etaĝo"?

According to the book, "Bridge of Words" by Esther Schor, this was decided by cultural convention according to Akademio de Esperanto as in User428's and Oliver Mason's answers above. Please see the ...
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Kiu nivelo de domo estas la "unua etaĝo"?

Mi dirus, ke ĝi dependas de kiu lando vi estas.
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How do you format the time in Esperanto?

As @Robin points out, PMEG uses a colon. For those who don't know, PMEG is one of the most authoritative sources of (contemporary) Esperanto grammar. There is a reason for that separator: it's part of ...
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