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Esperanto is the most widely spoken constructed language. A planned or constructed language is a language whose phonology, grammar, and/or vocabulary has been consciously devised by an individual or group, instead of having evolved naturally.
Well that's deffinetly not Italian. Esperanto? This doesn't make sense, but "kaj tiaj ovoj" would mean "and your eggs."
None. Esperanto is an invented language.
Approximately 5 years (from about 1878-1883).
If you already speak a Romance language, or English, you can learn to read and write Esperanto in a matter of weeks, and for the slowest learners, in several months. Speaking in person requires practice at first, but remember that it is the mother tongue of nobody in particular, so there is no need...
No language was developed form Esperanto, but Ido is considered to be a modern revision of Esperanto.No languages have been developed from Esperanto, But Ido is considered to be an "update" of Esperanto.
The abstract economical system of trading goods of a kind: 'merkato'. A place or building where goods are sold: 'bazaro'.
Dead body (corpse): 'kadavro' Living body, or figurative like body of an instrument, of a Web page etc.: 'korpo'
kvar (pronounced phonetically [kah-Vahr])
fizika kondiĉo? saneco?
Lernu.net has one-click on the button for the "Tujmesaĝilo" in the lower righthand corner.
Esperantists speak Esperanto. Esperantists come from Europe, NorthAmerica, South America, Africa and Asia.
Strictly speaking, "Good afternoon" would be "Bonan posttagmezon," but "Bonan tagon" ("Good day") is more common.
The inventor of Esperanto was Polish and it was essentially created there, though he traveled throughout Europe.Bialystok, Poland, which is also the birthplace of the bialy (a kind of bagel).
Yes, if by obscure language you mean one with few speakers, little international prestige, and a limited press. It may be an option on Google, but your chances of stumbling across two people engaged in an Esperanto conversation are very slim, even in a cosmopolitan city.
Bonvolu. To write = skribi. Please write = Bonvolu skribi.
If you are asking when the 63rd Esperanto Congress was, it was in 1978, in Varna, Bulgaria.
No. There is no "ei" diphthong in Esperanto, so those vowels would be pronounced separately. Also, "veinar" appears very foreign to a speaker of Esperanto, since common words never end in "ar" in Esperanto.
No. Where foreign words and roots have a "q", in Esperanto they usually have a "k". The letter "q" is called "kuo" in Esperanto and would only appear in unassimilated foreign words.
Dr. L. L. ZamenhofThe International Language, Esperanto, was created by Dr. L. L. Zamenhof, a Polish oculist of Bialistok and published by him in Warsaw in 1887.Lazar Ludwik Zamenhof.   Esperanto, invented in 1887 by the Polish eye specialist Dr Ludovic Lazarus Zamenhof, was an attempt to create...
In the late 19th Century by a Dr. Zamenhof. He called himself "Doktoro Esperanto," meaning "Dr. Hopeful." The language was actually to be called "lingvo internacia." He was, I believe, Polish.
More than 100. In the UEA jarlibro (Yearbook of the largest  Esperanto asociation) you have adresses from 101 countries, and  certainly there are a few more.
The creator of Esperanto spoke Russian, Yiddish, Polish and German.He later studeied French, Latin, Greek and Hebrew. He alsoexpressed an interest in Italian, Spanish and Lithuanian.Therefore, Esperanto, his creation, shows the influence of theselanguages which its creator knew.
Esperanto was invented as an international auxiliary language, a language that people all over the world could learn to communicate with each other more easily. I wouldn't say that it failed-the language is still used today, and has an estimated 2 million speakers, including hundreds of native...
On the 15th of December, 1859, a child was born in a small wooden house at 6 Zielona Street, Bialystok. His name was Ludovic Lazarus Zamenhof and he is now frequently referred to as the "creator" of Esperanto, although he himself modestly denied that he was the creator. "I am only the originator,"...
The five largest American cities with local Esperanto clubs are (inorder): (1) New York City; (2) Los Angeles; (3) Chicago; (4)Philadelphia; and, (5) Dallas-Fort Worth.
There are Esperantists in Mexico, but they do not all live in oneneighborhood. They are scattered throughout the country. Mexico ishome to the Mexican Esperanto Institute and the Mexican EsperantoFederation.
There are small enclaves of Esperanto speakers in almost every country in the world. France has a small esperanto-speaking population, but they are geographically diverse. The largest enclave is a group in Paris.
There are small enclaves of Esperanto speakers in almost every country in the world. France has a small esperanto-speaking population, but they are geographically diverse. The largest enclave is an Esperanto club in Hamburg.
There are no Esperanto-speaking neighborhoods, but there is theEsperanto Association of Ireland. The place with the largest numberof speakers is Dublin.
There are certainly Esperanto-speaker in Wales, but they are scattered over the country, rather than all in one "enclave". Esperanto-speakers in Cardiff meet regularly in the city centre. The first textbook for Welsh-speakers who want to learn Esperanto was published in 2010.
No, if you're talking about a neighbourhood community that uses Esperanto, that doesn't exist. But there's an Esperanto Museum in Vienna and you can study it at Vienna's university.
Yes. According to Pale Blue Dot, ISBN 0-7472-1553-7 p.152, by Carl Sagan, the two Voyager spacecrafts each contained "a golden phonograph record encased in a golden, mirrored jacket containing, among other things: greetings in 59 human languages, and one whale language". If you listen to track 3 (UN...
"Mother" in Esperanto is "patrino", a compound of "patro" (father) and "-in-" (female).
Esperanto is evolving but its basis never changes. Words like "fejsbuko" the Esperanto word for Facebook has needed to be included, for example as the internet is used by Esperanto speakers from all over the World.
Pretty useless to compare Klingon with Esperanto. Especially because Esperanto is designed to be an international language, whereas Klingon is not. Probably less than 10 percent of all educated people have even heard of Esperanto so do not know that, for example, the Esperanto Wikipedia has about...
With about 2.000.000 speakers world wide it is hardly dead. It grows steadily and the future belongs to it.
It wasn't discovered, it was created. L. L. Zamenhof created Esperanto.
vivi - to livevivo - lifeviva - alivemalviva - deadbona - goodmalbona - badŝerco - jokeŝerci - to jokeŝerca - jokingŝerce - jokingly
Flankokupo means "hobby" in Esperanto.
Esperanto was and is intended to serve as a second language for us all. That's an ambitious but laudable aim.
All over the world! Esperanto is an international language, so people everywhere learn it as a second language.
I would say "neimagebla": "ne" (not) + "imagi" (imagine) + "ebla" (able).
Esperanto is a constructed language (also known as an artificial language). Rather than evolving naturally like most languages, it was invented by someone, L. L. Zamenhof, in the late 1800s.
No. Esperanto was designed to be easy to learn, in the hope that it  would become an international language.
The styles are called "fonts" or "types".
Esperanto is younger. Korean has been developing since before recorded history, whereas Esperanto was invented in the late 1800s.
Esperanto refers to an auxillary language that was created in the nineteenth century. The language uses words from a mixture of languages including Russian, Latin and German.
Certainly yes. It is for use between people speaking different  languages.
  Esperanto was launched into life in 1887, so it is still a comparatively young language.
  Esperanto is an artificial language. It works because its grammar is easy and the verbs are all regular. You can learn it within 3 months.
It is relatively easy to learn.   It is a neutral language - there is no advantage for people born on  a country.   It is very logical, you can build new words easily
They are supren and malsupren.
They are inteligxenta and stulta.
They are dekstra and maldekstra.
They are granda and malgranda.
They are multekosta and malmultekosta.
The Esperanto words for boring and fun are enuiga and amuza.
The Esperanto word for flat is plata and unfortunately there is no  direct translation of the word bumpy.
The Esperanto words for near and far are proksime and malproksime.
The Esperanto words for salt and pepper are salo are pipro.
The Esperanto words for car and driver are aŭto and ŝoforo.
The Esperanto words for safe and dangerous are sekura and dangera.
The Esperanto words for alive and dead are vivas and mortinto.