Esperanto


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Es·pe·ran·to

 (ĕs′pə-răn′tō, -rän′-)
n.
An artificial international language with a vocabulary based on word roots common to many European languages and a regularized system of inflection.

[After Dr. Esperanto, "one who hopes," pseudonym of Ludwik Lejzer Zamenhof (1859-1917), Polish philologist.]

Es′pe·ran′tist adj. & n.

Esperanto

(ˌɛspəˈræntəʊ)
n
(Languages) an international artificial language based on words common to the chief European languages, invented in 1887
[C19: literally: the one who hopes, pseudonym of Dr. L. L. Zamenhof, who invented it]
ˌEspeˈrantist n, adj

Es•pe•ran•to

(ˌɛs pəˈrɑn toʊ, -ˈræn-)

n.
an artificial language invented in 1887 for international use, based on word roots common to the major European languages.
[1890–95; orig. Esperanto pseudonym of the inventor, Latin. Latin. Zamenhof (1859–1917), Polish physician; literally, the hoping one]
Es`pe•ran′tism, n.
Es`pe•ran′tist, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Esperanto - an artificial language based as far as possible on words common to all the European languages
artificial language - a language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose
Translations
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Esperanto
Esperanto
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eszperantó
esperanto
quốc tế ngữ

Esperanto

[ˌespəˈræntəʊ] Nesperanto m

Esperanto

[ˌɛspəˈræntəʊ] nespéranto m

Esperanto

nEsperanto nt

Esperanto

[ˌɛspəˈræntəʊ]
1. nesperanto
2. adjin esperanto
References in classic literature ?
You can study French, or you can study German, or cut them both out and study Esperanto, you'll get the culture tone just the same.
Bert came to houses of the same detached, unwalled, wooden type, but adorned now with enamelled advertisements partly in English and partly in Esperanto.
The German linguist Jacob Grimm, however, was more far-sighted than Zamenhof, the inventor of Esperanto, when he stated in the mid-19th century that English would become the world's language.
Esperanto receives no government funding and relies on a voluntary community of speakers.
The typewriter of Stimec's persona belonged to the Distributed Language Translation Project, a Dutch effort from 1985 to 1990 to enable machine translation using Esperanto as the intermediary language.
Created in the late 1800s as a way of reducing cultural tensions, Esperanto had the noblest of beginnings.
An Esperanto of Evaluation" is about the need to carry on the spirit of AK without limiting, defining, freezing, or fossilizing GS.
While Esperanto has never achieved the level of ubiquity that Zamenhof
When I was a kid, I was eligible to play for England, Ireland or Esperanto.
Powerful, passionate work doesn't arise from such a rootless mix n' match basis - no more than great literature can be written in Esperanto.
BUT BY 1896, ESPERANTO HAD BECOME POPULAR AND, DESPITE ALSO BEING FRACTURED INTO INNUMERABLE OTHER LANGUAGE [IDO, ESPEREMA, PANSKRIT, LIPSKITH, OIROPAPITSCHN, QUJI, ASTEGONAGRAPHIANEK, CLARISON, GEOGLOT, ESK, ECT .