Esperanto for you is vi.
Do you notice how all these words are so simple: mi (I), vi (you), ĝi (it).
Now, do you remember how to say good and easy?
These two words end in a because they describe things (they are called adjectives). You could say that a means related to or pertaining to in a way that bona means relating to goodness, pertaining to a group of good things or simply put: good; and facila means relating to facility, pertaining to the group of easy things, or simply: easy.
So, you have these words for vi, mi etc. What would happen if you added a to them? For example, you take vi (which means you) and you add a and you get via which would mean related to you, pertaining to you or simply: your!
If you want to make words like mi, vi, etc. possessive, you add a to them.
Guess how you would say:
How would you say:
The Esperanto word for a land is lando.
It also means country, of course. How would you say:
Do you still remember the word for what?
Esperanto for name is nomo.
If you don’t find nomo similar Enough to name, simply think of nom de plume or nomenclature
So, how would you ask:
Alright, you know that kio means what and it’s a kuestion word and tio means that. There is another kuestion word:
The Esperanto word for where is kie.
It’s easy to remember if you think that you could write what as whot which is kio and you can write where which is kie.
You can already guess the word for there:
You can ask questions like where are you:
In theory, there is absolutely no difference in what word order you use but in practice regarding the way Esperanto is spoken, you are more likely to hear say kie vi estas which is where you are more often, though.
You can also ask where are you from which would logically be from where are you or as you usually (although not obligatorily) say it from where you are?:
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