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How do you format the time in Esperanto?

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What are the ways and the most common ways to format times in Esperanto?

Is it like on a digital clock like 23:10, or more like 23h10 (in French), or 23h10m or other things?

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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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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 time but has used the format "23.10 h" a couple of times.


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How do you format the time in Esperanto?

up vote 14 down vote

What are the ways and the most common ways to format times in Esperanto?

Is it like on a digital clock like 23:10, or more like 23h10 (in French), or 23h10m or other things?


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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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How did you determine that this is the case for "most websites." My attempts to quantify this have turned up that searches for times in the format "XXhXX" yield fewer results but more of them actually in Esperanto. PMEG seems to be the outlier here. Searching directly on the UEA site shows a mix, with a clear preference for XXhXX. - Tomaso Alexander Jan 17 '17 at 2:38

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