Esperanto Questions

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Esperanto Questions

Learning the Esperanto Questions displayed below is vital to the language. Esperanto questions may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. Usually it starts with why, how, where, when ...

Grammar Tips:

In Esperanto there is generally one way of asking a question to get a yes or no answer, and it is as follows:


The word “ĉu” is placed in front of a declarative statement to make it interrogative:

Vi iros hejmen (You will be going home.)

Ĉu vi iros hejmen? (Will you be going home?)

Estas vere. (It’s true.)

Ĉu estas vere? (Is it true?)


(Compare with the French “Est-ce que…”)

Here are some examples:

English QuestionsEsperanto Questions

Notice the structure of the Questions in Esperanto.

List of Questions in Esperanto

Below is a list of the Questions and interrogative expressions in Esperanto placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Esperanto vocabulary.

English QuestionsEsperanto Questions
where is he?kie li estas?
what is this?kio estas ĉi tio?
why are you sad?kial vi estas malgaja?
how do you want to pay?kiel vi deziras ludi?
can I come?mi povas kuniri?
is he sleeping?li dormas?
do you know me?ĉu vi konas min?
do you have my book?ĉu vi havas mian libron?
how big is it?kiel granda ĝi estas?
can I help you?ĉu mi povas helpi vin?
can you help me?ĉu vi povas helpi min?
do you speak English?ĉu vi parolas la anglan?
how far is this?kiel fora estas ĉi tio?
what time is it?kioma horo estas?
how much is this?kiom kostas ĉi tio?
what is your name?kio estas via nomo?
where do you live?kie vi loĝas?

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