In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Stephen, who said he has tried his hand at German, Latin and Classical Greek, is fluent in Esperanto and holds regular meetings at his home for fellow linguists.
- Topics have included the history of megaliths, the semi-defunct international language Esperanto, underground Japanese cinema and music broadcast to and from space.
- This is basically akin to saying Esperanto will make learning languages obsolete.
- He reads widely in English and French, and also in Esperanto, a language through which he has made friends from all over the world.
- He's better than you and me, and to top it all off he can speak the international language of Esperanto.
- Not only literary works began to be translated into other languages and disseminated but there were also several attempts to create a global unifying language like Esperanto.
- Klingon may be an artificial language, but so is Esperanto, which has thousands of speakers worldwide.
- The other much vaunted advantage of Esperanto over English is, as I mentioned, that it's neutral.
- Artificial human languages like Esperanto are a more difficult case.
- Algol, a language suitable for expressing algorithms, is the computational equivalent of Esperanto, created in 1960 by an international committee.
- These groups were interested in internationalism, saw the need for an international language, and started teaching themselves Esperanto.
- As well as his musical activities, he was a keen amateur mathematician and scientist, and an enthusiast for Esperanto, in which language he kept a diary for many years.
- Such alternatives purport to be universal, but they are universal in much the same way that Esperanto is a universal language.
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