Esperanto
esperanto
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Pronounce [espeˈranto] (About this soundlisten)
Created by L. L. Zamenhof
Date 1887
Setting and usage International: most parts of the world
Users Native: estimated 1,000 to several thousand (2016)
L2 users: estimates range from 63,000 to two million
Purpose
Early form
Writing
Latin script (Esperanto alphabet)
Esperanto Braille
Sign Lang.
Signuno
Sources Vocabulary from Romance and Germanic languages, grammar from Slavic languages
AreaAbout 115 countries, most widely in central and eastern Europe; east Asia: China and other countries; areas of South America; southwest Asia.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 eo
ISO 639-2 epo
ISO 639-3 epo
Linguistic
epo
Glottolog espe1235
Number of Esperanto association members by country.svg
Esperantujo: 120 countries worldwide
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