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I have chosen: Esperanto!

As my new language I have chosen Esperanto! I am enjoying the first stages of it and the male's voice, XD. I hope it is a good language to learn and that I will continue to be happy with it. Thank you all!

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/ElwiraAm
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Mi deziras al vi ĉion bonan en ĉi melodia lingvo. Mi ankaŭ elektis ĝin kaj ĝi amuzas min.

3 years ago

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I have no idea what you just said... English, perhaps? I am only a begginner...

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Ver3ndo
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ElwiraAm said, "I wish to you all good in this melodious language. I too choose it and it amuses me."

Bonŝancon, comencanto! (Good luck, beginner!)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lernasesperanto

Saluton. I don't mean to be rude,but 'beginner' in esperanto is komencanto (I'm only mentioning because when I saw how you spelt it I was confused at why the two 'c' letters would have different sounds.
To Silver_Night, this shows an amazing part of esperanto that you can know something is spelt wrong because it doesn't fit the pronunciation; no exception :)

3 years ago

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Oh, thank you so much! (both of you)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/truelefty
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You will understand it in some weeks ;D

Vi komprenos gxin post kelkaj semajnoj ;D (I've been studying the international language for a month and some days right now, and I could write that alone, without any vortaro (dictionary) )

Bonvenon komencanto, al la esperantaro! :D

3 years ago

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Thanks!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/truelefty
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:D

3 years ago

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:D back at you!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/otsogutxi
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It is said to be one of the easiest languages one can learn. Good luck with your Esperanto:)

3 years ago

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Thanks! It is just one of those 'just for fun' languages I wanted to learn!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ElwiraAm
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Despite the fact that Esperanto is a new language. It is quite developed and functional. Take a look at this page: https://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vikipedio:%C4%88efpa%C4%9Do Bonan semajnon Silver_Night !

3 years ago

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WOW. Thanks!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WarriorCleberz
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I did the same choose!

3 years ago

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Cool!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/paceyh
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lerni esperanton estas pli amuze Good luck in your studies. I am really enjoying Esperanto so far.

3 years ago

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Thank you!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ElwiraAm
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some informations: https://eo.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esperanto
- if you desire an English translation.... klaku sur la dezirata lingvo ligilo maldekstre de la paĝo :) :) :)

3 years ago

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Thanks!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bajanisto
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Jen informoj pri 28 lingvoj en Eŭropo (ankaŭ pri Esperanto):
http://lingvo.info/en/lingvopedia

3 years ago

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Thanks!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/WahahaDrills
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I wasn't sure I'd be too into it when I first started.

Now it's one of my most favorite languages, if not my favorite of all.

Bonŝancon! Good luck!

3 years ago

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Thank you as well!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/who_am_I_huh

bonvenon komencanto

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CuriousAtanaa

Saluton kaj bonvenon, Arĝenta Nokto. Mi esperas ke vi ĝuos Esperaonton!

(Vocab you might not know yet:

arĝenta - silver

nokto - night

esperas - hope (present tense)

ke - that

ĝuos - will enjoy (future tense))

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kiryo
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nokto :)

3 years ago

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Dankon. Mi korektis ĝin.

3 years ago

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Just to clarify:

I corrected it. = Mi korektis ĝin.
I had to correct it. = Mi devis korekti ĝin.
I have corrected it. = Mi estas korektinta ĝin.

A note on that last sentence, only use -inta if you absolutely want to express an action this precisely. Most of the time, the simple verb form -is is the better choice.

3 years ago

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Dankon. Mi korektis ĝin.

I think my brain tangle up English and French grammar and tried to apply them to Esperanto! Thanks.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LJijieshvili

It is sad that you stopped learning Esperanto... It gets funnier and more interesting in the end :D

3 years ago

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Yes, I decided it would be more important to learn a fully-functioning language like French instead of one that maybe 1,000 random people speak. But I will take your word for it! Thanks!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rev_ero

I need to clarify something. I don't mind if you decided to stop learning Esperanto. That is your decision and probably it's well taken. Just to say that Esperanto is a fully functioning language, the size of the speaker community can be a (personal) reason to don't learn a language because there are less chances to use it, but the language is not a project or something under developing, it's fully-functioning.

3 years ago

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Oh, thank you! :)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JohnD62
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Today I was in a room that held more than a thousand Esperanto speakers. Nearly 3,000 took part in the World Esperanto Congress. The Universala Esperanto-Asocio has about 5,000 full members and about 15,000 allied members (some are in both categories).

A conservative estimate is that about 160,000 - 300,000 people speak Esperanto.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bajanisto
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Yes, but Esperanto helps me to understand French better. :-)

3 years ago

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Oh, yes! they are similar!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/zaragorti

I made the same decision and dedicated myself to other languages for a while but then I came back to Esperanto. Unplanned languages are riddled with too many inconsistencies, which I find exasperating. I also realised that you can spend thousands of hours learning a language and still not master vocabulary, idioms, pronunciation, etc. You will always be a foreign speaker, even when you reach an advanced level. With Esperanto, though, everyone has started at the same level. As an Esperanto saying goes, 'In Esperanto-land no one is a foreigner' (En Esperantujo neniu estas fremdulo').

3 years ago