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.
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations
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quốc tế ngữ

Esperanto

[ˌespəˈræntəʊ] Nesperanto m
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Esperanto

[ˌɛspəˈræntəʊ] nespéranto m
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Esperanto

nEsperanto nt
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Esperanto

[ˌɛspəˈræntəʊ]
1. nesperanto
2. adjin esperanto
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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. Then he came to what he concluded was a grocer's shop.
As the conflict between Vespacia and Esperanto spreads and becomes increasingly violent, Ovi works to find a lasting resolution to the conflict, but will it come too late?
Following Esperanto's concept of intercultural communication among people of all nations, the performance Amikeco only uses music.
I hope your readers will take a closer look at Esperanto in 2019 and resolve to learn this planned language.
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 connects the eleven segments of this nocturnal (not a diary, its Latin root, nox / night, opposing dia / day) that capture the dark realities of the time.
Created in the late 1800s as a way of reducing cultural tensions, Esperanto had the noblest of beginnings.
It's been a long, rewarding day at the Esperanto Congress.
For example, the issue of Esperanto features heavily in the editors' discussion of IALs.