"The peoples of the two countries are similar."
Translation:La popoloj de la du landoj estas similaj.
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Yes. The two words 'homo' and 'popolo' seem to be used interechangeably, yet the plural of person (homo) is persons (homoj) and the collective noun 'people' (sing.) (popolo) seems to have a plural. I'm not saying Esperanto has to have direct equivalents to English (all languages have their own peculiarities) but I would have more confidence in Esperanto if I could see consistency and sublty; perhaps I just need to spend longer with it.