Esperanto (esperanto)

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Esperanto books at the World Esperanto Congress, Rotterdam 2008 by Ziko - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0

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Why learn Esperanto?

Communication skills developed while learning Esperanto can improve your interpersonal skills in your native langauge as well. Knowing Esperanto provides a competitive edge in career choices Communication skills developed while learning Esperanto can improve your interpersonal skills in your native langauge as well. Learning about another culture enables you to gain a more profound understanding of your own culture.

How Long Does it Take to Learn Esperanto?

*** NOTES *** Esperanto is the world’s most widely spoken constructed language. It was created in 1887 by Ludwik Zamenhof who dreamt of a universal language to promote international peace and understanding. Today, Esperanto has a thriving community around the globe, with high numbers of speakers in Northern Europe, Brazil and China. As an Esperanto speaker, you can stay with other Esperantists for free all around the world using the Pasporta Servo - Passport Service - programme.

Esperanto Alphabet & Pronunciation

Aa
[a]
Bb
[b]
Cc
[t͡s]
Ĉĉ
[t͡ʃ]
Dd
[d]
Ee
[e]
Ff
[f]
Gg
[ɡ]
Ĝĝ
[d͡ʒ]
Hh
[h]
Ĥĥ
[x]
Ii
[i]
Jj
[j,i̯]
Ĵĵ
[ʒ]
Kk
[k]
Ll
[l]
Mm
[m]
Nn
[n]
Oo
[o]
Pp
[p]
Rr
[r]
Ss
[s]
Ŝŝ
[ʃ]
Tt
[t]
Uu
[u]
Ŭŭ
[u̯]
Vv
[v]
Zz
[z]

Basic Phrases in Esperanto

HelloSaluton
GoodbyeAdiaŭ
YesJes
NoNo
Excuse mePardonu min
PleaseBonvolu
Thank youDankon
You are welcomeNe dankinde
Do you speak englishĈu vi parolas la anglan?
Do you understandĈu vi komprenas?
I understandMi komprenas
I do not understandMi ne komprenas
How are youKiel vi fartas?
Fine thanksBone dankon!
What is your nameKio estas via nomo?
My name isMia nomo estas
Pleased to meet youMi ĝojas ekkoni vin

Esperanto Grammar

Esperanto Nouns

ManViro
WomanVirino
BoyKnabo
GirlKnabino
CatKato
DogHundo
FishFiŝoj
WaterAkvo
MilkLakto
EggOvo
HouseDomo
FlowerFloro
TreeArbo
Shirtĉemizo
PantsPantalono

Esperanto Adjectives

Colors in Esperanto

BlackNigra
WhiteBlanka
RedRuĝa
OrangeOranĝa
YellowFlava
GreenVerda
BlueBlua
PurplePurpura
PinkRozkolora
GrayGriza
BrownBruna

Numbers in Esperanto

ZeroNulo
OneUnu
TwoDu
ThreeTri
FourKvar
FiveKvin
SixSes
SevenSep
EightOk
NineNaŭ
TenDek
ElevenDek unu
TwelveDek du
TwentyDudek
ThirtyTridek
FortyKvardek
FiftyKvindek
SixtySesdek
SeventySepdek
EightyOkdek
NinetyNaŭdek
HundredCent
ThousandMil

Esperanto Verbs

To beEsti
To haveHavi
To wantVoli
To needBezoni
To helpHelpi
To goIri
To comeVeni
To eatManĝi
To drinkTrinki
To speakParoli

Building Simple Sentences

More Complex Esperanto Sentences

AndKaj
Or
ButSed
Becauseĉar
WithKun
AlsoAnkaŭ
HoweverTamen
NeitherNek
NorNek
IfSe
ThenTiam

Useful Esperanto Vocabulary

Esperanto Questions

WhoKiu
WhatKio
WhenKiam
WhereKie
WhyKial
HowKiel
How manyKiom da
How muchKiom

Days of the Week in Esperanto

MondayLundon
TuesdayMardon
WednesdayMerkredo
ThursdayĴaŭdo
FridayVendredo
SaturdaySabato
SundayDimanĉo
YesterdayHieraŭ
TodayHodiaŭ
TomorrowMorgaŭ

Months in Esperanto

JanuaryJanuaro
FebruaryFebruaro
MarchMarto
AprilAprilo
MayMajo
JuneJunio
JulyJulio
AugustAŭgusto
SeptemberSeptembro
OctoberOktobro
NovemberNovembro
DecemberDecembro

Seasons in Esperanto

WinterVintro
SpringPrintempo
SummerSomero
AutumnAŭtuno

Telling Time in Esperanto

What time is itKioma horo estas?
HoursHoroj
MinutesMinutoj
SecondsSekundoj
O clockHoro
HalfDuono
Quarter pastKvarono post
BeforeAntaŭe
AfterPost