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How do you type laughter in Esperanto?

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Strange question, I know, but I'm curious.

In English, for example, we can type "haha" or "hehe." I've seen "jaja" in Spanish forums. How would this be done in Esperanto?

2/13/2016, 1:18:12 PM

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https://www.duolingo.com/RudolfFischer

Ha, ha, ha!

"Ha, ha, ha! rikanis ĉiuj anasoj"

Citaĵo el la verkaro de Zamenhof laŭ Plena Ilustrita Vortaro.

2/14/2016, 5:10:55 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Ungewitig_Wiht

Probably just hahaha or ĥaĥaĥa

2/13/2016, 3:53:53 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/GrandaUrso

Imagine actually saying ĥaĥaĥa, spit would be flying everywhere :P

2/13/2016, 9:59:15 PM

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Not actually, the ĥ sound is quite common in Spanish and our houses are clean xD (well actually in my country we make the ĥ sound softer, but nevermind xD)

2/16/2016, 4:57:16 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/FranzEbersburg

ĥaĥaĥa nur se oni havas koldoloron.

2/18/2016, 1:01:52 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Lea8D
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That might mean you are coughing?

2/14/2016, 12:16:21 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Ungewitig_Wiht

Yeah the second one ĥaĥaĥa could but I've seen it, and one could make the same argument for Spanish jajaja since they both are IPA /xaxaxa/

2/14/2016, 4:30:35 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/ori42
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It is so in Hebrew, too, and I think also in Russian.

2/14/2016, 8:05:42 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/amuzulo
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I've personally seen hahaha and hihihi. And yes, I can confirm that lol is mdr (multe da ridoj).

2/17/2016, 11:40:31 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/PierreRousselFan
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Once I saw 'MDR' (multaj da ridoj) as an equivalent of LOL in a chat.

2/13/2016, 2:39:23 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/Vanege
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It is used quite often.

2/13/2016, 7:32:30 PM

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multe da ridoj

2/13/2016, 3:46:22 PM

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I imagine that comes from French speakers who were used to MDR for "mort de rire" (died laughing).

2/13/2016, 8:30:40 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/amuzulo
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Yep, Esperanto adopted it from French. :)

2/17/2016, 11:39:45 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/mizinamo
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Is it used by Esperantists who don't have a French background?

2/17/2016, 12:22:32 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/FranzEbersburg

En germana: Ich lache mich tot (laŭvorte: mi ridas min morta)

2/18/2016, 1:00:59 PM

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funny MDR is LOL in french!

2/14/2016, 1:51:29 AM

https://www.duolingo.com/Memedenes

It is french laughter. they use like "mdrrrrr "

2/14/2016, 10:03:27 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/FranzEbersburg

En mia vortaro germana-Eo: ha ha! (simile en la germana: haha!)

2/18/2016, 12:57:18 PM

https://www.duolingo.com/SeptimusBones
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I would imagine haha, since the spanish j is pronounced very differently in comparison to the esperanto j.

2/14/2016, 10:13:35 AM
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