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"The world is small."

Translation:La mondo estas malgranda.

July 23, 2015



This makes me think of an Esperanto saying I came across when first starting to consider learning the language. Something like "La mondo estas sfera" or something like that; essentially meaning that you're never more than half a world away from someone else either geographically or philosophically. Same concept and I wish I could find it again.


Could this also be right? La mundo malgrandas.


Jes, se vi skribus "mondo".


What is "mondo" exactly?


World is a common name for the whole of human civilization, specifically human experience, history, or the human condition in general, worldwide.

In a philosophical context it may refer to the whole of the physical universe.

(La vorto mondo signifas la tuton de ekzistaĵoj: la universo, la tero, la homaro aŭ simile.)

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