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Esperanto X-system

In Esperanto, it is common to type gx or cx to mean the single letter g(with the hat) and c(with the hat). There is also a system of using an h instead of an x (like gh and ch to mean the single special letters). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanto_orthography#ASCII_transliteration_systems)

In the course via the web page, as far as I can tell you must use the mouse to click the on-screen letters. That is very inconvenient because it breaks an otherwise effortless input mode (typing with the keyboard).

Has anyone found another method?

June 22, 2015

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/thraenthraen

The x-system works in the course. The h-system does not. There are also many other options for input discussed here.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/BenGubler

If it's useful, I just made a Chrome Extension that turns x-system into accented characters as you type. You can find it here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/esperaboard-esperanto-x-s/nkgbomaneihlabdhjihdhpdlehahahoc?hl=en.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Raphaelvon7

In case anyone wonders why Duolingo uses the x system instead of the h system, it's because there's no x on the alphabet, but there h (and another one with a hat) on the alphabet.

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