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Is it possible for someone to come up with a language in order to unite various language speakers around the world? That is what Esperanto was intended to do. To become a common international language so as to facilitate easier communication between individuals from different nationalities. Esperanto was created by Dr. L. L. Zamenhof in 1887 to be used as a second language. This was so as to allow individuals to retain their original languages and cultural backgrounds but still [...]
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Esperanto is a constructed language. Its name derives from Doktoro Esperanto, the pseudonym under which L. L. Zamenhof published the first book detailing Esperanto, the Unua Libro, in 1887. The word esperanto means 'one who hopes' in the language itself. Zamenhof's goal was to create an easy and flexible language that would serve as a universal second language to foster peace and international understanding. It is difficult to estimate the number of fluent speakers, it is between 100,000 and 2 million people.
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This dictionary was made by Gary Mickle.
List status: © Gary Mickle
Esperanto > English: 17,429 words
English > Esperanto: 16,719 words
Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: 1997
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