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”Tial” strictly refers back to a reason and is fairly uncommon, I’d say. ”Do” is a particle and is used in more contexts. According to PIV, it can express insisting when commanding something: ”Iru do!” and according to Revo surprise in a question ”Kie do li estas?”, Some people use ”do” like a filler word, like ”so” in English, when they don’t know what to ...


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There is a difference in meaning between the two words: do indicates a logical consequence; tial indicates a reason. In your particular sentences this difference in meaning has essentially the same result: the reason why you are asking the question is most likely a logical consequence of the prior statement: Mia demando estas do ĉu ĝi validas aŭ ne ...


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Tiel means ‘in that manner’. Do means something more like ‘therefore’. Either can be translated ‘thus’, but the senses are not the same. (Oh dear, maybe I have just now understood why some people insist on thusly: to avoid the do-sense.)


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