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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.
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(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
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Es•pe•ran•to(ˌɛs pəˈrɑn toʊ, -ˈræn-)
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]
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|Noun||1.||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
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Esperanto[ˌespəˈræntəʊ] N → esperanto m
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Esperanto[ˌɛspəˈræntəʊ] n → espéranto m
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n → Esperanto nt
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