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 Post subject: Esperanto anyone?
PostPosted: Sun May 17, 2015 6:58 pm GMT 
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So I have probably posted something similar at one time or another, but I figured I should try again. Why not.

In case you haven't heard, there is a rather popular and used constructed language (conlang) called Esperanto. It was created in 1887 by L. L. Zamenhof as a supposed "neutral world language". Now, it's not quite neutral, but it is at least politically neutral. I'll be honest, I don't know much on that front, but here's a tumblr post about it from someone probably more qualified to talk about it than I am. There's quite a few arguments about Esperanto, really - but you'll get that with almost any language, and particularly with conlangs (omg, Quenya).

Now, after that short and probably crappy introduction (yay for withdrawal symptoms being all discombobulating), the main bit of this post:

Would anyone else here like to learn Esperanto with me?

I figured we could use this thread to chat in Esperanto or something. Just sounds like a fun idea. There are plenty of resources (completely free) to learn with - lernu! for one, and the basic rules of Esperanto number in about...16. So not too much. The language can be more complex than that, what with affixes and the like, but the basic grammar can be picked up in about an hour - and that is not an exaggeration.

Here are the basic rules.

Aaaand here's the scary list of affixes...

But we can always stick to basic Esperanto grammar for the most part and sub posts if we need to so that we can help one another! So...ah, lemme know!

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 Post subject: Re: Esperanto anyone?
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Interesting... this is the first time I've ever heard of this.


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 Post subject: Re: Esperanto anyone?
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Same here.

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 Post subject: Re: Esperanto anyone?
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I've known about Esperanto before. Seems like an interesting language imo

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Ether wrote:
I've known about Esperanto before. Seems like an interesting language imo


Alot of it seems rooted in languages today. Some of it reminds me of Spanish.


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PostPosted: Fri May 29, 2015 5:46 pm GMT 
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Its based on quite a few languages!

Did anyone wanna try and learn it with me? They actually just released Esperanto on Duolingo (desktop only atm).

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