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In the English language or about the English language?
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It can mean that the movie is English, i.e. from England, or it may mean that it is in English. It cannot mean a movie about English, in this case you would have to say something like Ĝi estas filmo ...

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Kiel oni diras "meme" en Esperanto?
2 votes

Memeo estas la vorto, kiun mi kutime vidas.

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The letter O and the sound it makes
10 votes

I am not sure what people you are talking about, because this is the kind of detail that varies a lot depending on the native language of the speaker (e.g. a French speaker may pronounce o more open ...

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"Adjective + noun" or "noun + adjective"?
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7 votes

"Adjective + noun" is definitely the most common word order, both in spoken and written Esperanto. Both variants are correct, but I'd recommend you write "gravan postenon" so your reader doesn't ...

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What is the gender ratio of the Esperanto community?
5 votes

As Kat Ño said, it is very difficult to have data on Esperanto speakers based on more than personal anecdote. In my experience, though, the events I have attended were pretty gender-balanced, but ...

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When should one say "unikorno" instead of "unukornulo"?
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1 votes

Probably never. I had never heard the word unikorno before and its definition in PIV is simply unukornulo.

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Is there any rule about the adjectives order?
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5 votes

I have never heard of such a rule, I haven't found anything about it in PMEG and I can't remember hearing an adjective order that sounded weird to me. Use what feels natural to you.

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Is there an official Hex Color Code for the Esperanto green and what is it?
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14 votes

The Esperanto Wikipedia article about the flag happens to have a section about this. There is no official color, and various organizations and people have used various shades of green for the flag ...

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Are there any native speakers of Esperanto in the world?
1 votes

I know several native Esperanto speakers personally. As far as I know, they are all at least bilingual. Wikipedia has an article about this topic.

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What are the rules of syllabification in Esperanto?
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6 votes

There are no officially accepted rules about this. PMEG says: Ne ekzistas devigaj reguloj pri vortotranĉado en Esperanto. Oni simple tranĉu tiel, ke la rezulto estu facile legebla kaj komprenebla. ...

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Are there words in Esperanto that are occuring only in Esperanto and aren't drawn from other languages?
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8 votes

Some affixes don't bear obvious resemblance to equivalents in other languages, such e.g. ul. The correlatives are also mostly a priori: some prefixes, such as neni- or ki-, are probably influenced by ...

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What are some resources for learning other languages by means of Esperanto?
6 votes

I know the websites Slovake.eu and Deutsch.info that have been translated to Esperanto.

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Double negatives in Esperanto
6 votes

Double negatives are not used in Esperanto: Diru nenion al iu ajn! Don't say anything to anyone! However, if you use two negative words, the meaning changes: Diru nenion al neniu! Don't say nothing ...

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Which are the best multilingual online and offline dictionaries?
4 votes

I don't know about offline dictionaries, but Reta Vortaro is probably the best online dictionary.

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"Dankon POR via respondo" or "Dankon PRO via respondo"?
6 votes

I personally prefer pro, but both are used and I couldn't tell you which version is more common. PIV has example with both prepositions for danki: mi dankis lin por la tuja plenumo de mia deziro (&...

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Do the native Esperanto speakers endanger the language neutrality?
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12 votes

Native Esperanto speakers don't necessarily speak Esperanto better than non-natives, because they usually speak it only with their parents and they have another language they use more often: they don'...

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How are the locations for the Universala Kongreso chosen?
3 votes

This is decided by UEA (the World Esperanto Association), but local Esperantists have to make a proposal. For example, this year's congress took place in Nitra, Slovakia, but Lisbon was also a ...

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What is the link between billionaire investor George Soros and Esperanto?
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His father was an Esperantist and, apparently, taught his son Esperanto during his childhood. Soros is often given as an example of native Esperanto speaker, although I am not 100% convinced it is ...

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Is it possible to use other symbols as an alternative to accented characters?
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The H system is "official" as it was proposed by Zamenhof himself. The X system, though unofficial, seems to be the most commonly used. Other systems (apostrophes, circumflex after the letter, etc.) ...

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