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  Esperanto flag
Esperanto organizations and individual esperantists use this flag as a general symbol of their language; variants defaced with organization names and slogans, written on the bottom half of the flag, are usual.
An exception to this seems to be left wing esperantists, on record for seldom usage of a regular esperanto flag with green star on the white canton of a red flag, instead of green.
Originnally the flag of the local Esperanto Club, who organized the congress, it had a design similar to the one in current use: The main differences in respect to the current flag are the proportions — it is described as being 120 cm wide and with a top hoist canton of 50×50 cm.
flagspot.net /flags/qy-eo.html   (815 words)

  
 Esperanto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Esperanto is an "artificial" language first published in 1887 by Ludovik L. Zamenhof (1859-1917) after extensive thought and experimentation.
His efforts were brilliantly successful in that Esperanto is the only deliberately created language to have generated and sustained a body of fluent (or even semi-fluent) speakers.
Of course Esperanto has not succeeded in achieving sufficient international visibility to be used in all the contexts where it would be useful.
www.flw.com /languages/esperanto.htm   (300 words)

  
 Esperanto symbols - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Esperanto flag is composed of a green background with a white square in the upper lefthand corner, which in turn contains a green star.
The flag was created by the Esperanto Club of Boulogne-sur-Mer, initially for their own use, but was adopted as the flag of the worldwide Esperanto movement by a decision of the first Universal Congress of Esperanto, which took place in 1905 in that town.
The ratio of the width of the flag to the height of the flag to a side of the white square should 3 to 2 to 1.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Esperanto_flag   (347 words)

  
 cars - Esperanto
Esperanto is not an official language of any country, although there were plans at the beginning of the 20th century to establish Neutral Moresnet as the world's first Esperanto state, and the shortlived artificial island micronation of Rose Island used Esperanto as its official language in 1968.
Esperanto is primarily agglutinative (Wells 1989 calculates an index of agglutinativity of 0.9999, higher than any non-constructed language), with all grammatical function suffixes appearing at the ends of words, and a mix of prefixes and suffixes with lexical meanings.
Esperanto is written using a modified version of the Latin alphabet, with six accented letters: ĉ, ĝ, ĥ, ĵ, ŝ (c, g, h, j, and s with circumflex), and ŭ (u with breve).
www.carluvers.com /cars/Esperanto_language   (3510 words)

  
 Esperanto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Esperanto is the first language for teaching and administration of the International Academy of Sciences San Marino, which is sometimes called an "Esperanto University", although it does not teach the language, but in the language.
It is not to be confused with the Akademio de Esperanto (Academy of Esperanto).
The earliest film to incorporate Esperanto was the thriller "State Secret" 1950, with Douglas Fairbanks Jr., who starred as an American surgeon contacted by the authorities of Vosnia, an Eastern European dictatorship, to perform a rare operation on their leader.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Esperanto   (4944 words)

  
 Esperanto . . . . Enrique . . . . Page 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Many people would say that Esperanto was created by an Ophthalmologist (Doctor Ludwig Lazarus Zamenhof), but Esperanto was born in the mind of a five year young boy.
These delegates are the representatives of "Esperanto" in their countries or towns.
Instead, we can learn Esperanto in much less time, and begin talking to other people that also took some of their time to learn Esperanto.
eeo.8k.com /esper02a.htm   (1031 words)

  
 Esperanto-Rondo de Toronto (ERT)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
We are a group of people who meet to learn, speak, and enjoy the international language Esperanto.
Usually, we meet socially on Mondays between 6 PM and 8 PM, at Timothy's coffee-shop on the northeast corner of Bay and College, west of the College subway station.
The summer barbecue was on Saturday, July 8th at 77 Carlton, and was enjoyed by all, with home-made cakes and ice cream!.
www.esperanto.ca /toronto   (299 words)

  
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Esperanto's purpose is not to replace any other language, but to supplement them: Esperanto would be used as a neutral language when speaking with someone who doesn't know one's own language.
Esperanto's flexible word-order allows speakers from different language families to use the structures with which they are most familiar and still speak perfectly intelligible and grammatically correct Esperanto.
In fact, what makes Esperanto a truly "international" language (as distinct from a "world" language like English) is its extraordinary semantic flexibility which allows speakers from different language families to translate their own thought patterns directly into Esperanto and produce something which is perfectly intelligible and grammatically correct.
www.esperanto.net /veb/faq.txt   (8974 words)

  
 Boston Globe Online: Print it!
Esperanto derives its vocabulary from various European languages: Latin, Greek, and Romance and Germanic tongues.
As Miko Sloper, director of the Esperanto League for North America (ELNA), points out, ''You travel a hundred miles in any direction there and you might need to speak some other language to be understood.
Though the World Esperanto Association (UEA) is headquartered in Rotterdam, more than half the world's Esperanto speakers are now believed to live in China.
www.angelfire.com /al2/esperanto/bostnglb.html   (1287 words)

  
 Esperanto FAQ (Oftaj demandoj) Part 2/2
Esperanto has six letters with accents: c, g, h, j, and s can have a circumflex accent (^), and u can have a breve accent (similar to the lower half of a small circle).
Esperanto keyboard layouts are usually symbolized by a green star or by the Esperanto flag (a green flag with a star in the upper left corner).
Esperanto fonts with matching keyboard layouts can be downloaded from http://www.esperanto.be/FontE.hqx ftp://ftp.stack.nl/pub/esperanto/fonts.dir/ http://www.indigo.ie/egt/earra_bog/apple/ http://www.indigo.ie/egt/emono/em8859.html The following resources are useful when using Esperanto in Internet applications: - Plug-in tables for the popular mailing program Eudora which allow you to send and receive messages in MacEsperanto, Latin-3, and Code Page 853.
www.cs.uu.nl /wais/html/na-dir/esperanto/faq/part2.html   (4401 words)

  
 Blade: Trinity (movie)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
While it is not unusual to use Esperanto in movies as the language of an unnamed location (see the Internet Movies Database for examples), what is probably unique in Blade Trinity is the use of the Esperanto flag along with it.
The flag is seen at least twice in the movie: Hanging from the Police HQ main entrance after Blade is rescued from jail; and flying hoisted from a rooftop pole in the drop-the-baby scene with Blade and Drake.
It seems to be an unmodified Esperanto flag, the star perhaps a bit too small.
www.crwflags.com /FOTW/flags/fic(bla3.html   (168 words)

  
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"Esperanto" is from the same root--it means "A person who hopes"--it was the pseudonym of Dr. Zamenhof, who created the language.
A large Esperanto flag is draped across the rear of the stage.
Esperanto really has expanded farther than any other experimental language, and taken on a life of its own.
www.vic.com /~dbd/kibology/esperanto.tanner   (1520 words)

  
 Esperanto. International Language. Why I like Esperanto.
Before I was able to fully understand English, I studied Esperanto and even started to speak in Esperanto fairly well.
It was a surprise to find out that I could understand and I could talk during the very first day that I was in company of other Esperantists.
Translations into Esperanto, are generally made by native speakers of the language to be translated, given the original flavor to the translation.
www.angelfire.com /al2/esperanto   (791 words)

  
 Esperanto Access -- Individuals
You can access the home pages of several Esperanto speakers on the Web from this document.
The following is not a complete list of individual Esperantists on the Web; I have mainly restricted myself to home pages written in Esperanto and omitted those of Esperanto speakers whose home pages are in other languages.
1996.09.07: With the addition of the Familio PILGER home page to this list, I've decided to add links (and flags) for family members included in the page who can speak and write Esperanto but who are not the main person listed on the page.
donh.best.vwh.net /Esperanto/eaccess/eaccess.individuals.html   (371 words)

  
 esperanto.org - angle - English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
- Esperanto is used by millions of people to make friends, learn about other cultures and travel.
We provide a list of Esperanto groups that use English as their native language.
For links to information in other languages or geographical areas, please start at the home page of Esperanto.Org and choose the language or flag of that geographical area.
www.esperanto.org /angle   (157 words)

  
 lernu!: Introduction / About Esperanto / FAQ
Some people started to call it "the language of Dr. Esperanto", which was eventually shortened to just "Esperanto", which is the most common name today.
The green star has traditionally been used as a symbol of Esperanto, and it's a part of the Esperanto flag.
The color green is a sign of hope, and the five points of the star symbolise the five continents.
en.lernu.net /enkonduko/pri_esperanto/demandoj.php   (263 words)

  
 Korespondpetoj, Esperanto Koresponda Servo (English)
To find Esperanto speaking pen-pals on the net throughout the world.
First-name LAST-NAME (last name in capitals), age, gender, Esperanto ability, hobbies, marital status, address (e-mail and/or paper-mail, you may indicate a preference), city/town, state, province, country, and a well-known nearby city or place.
If you don't want to include everything, you don't have to, but please include your gender, the name of your city/town, country, and province or state, if needed.
members.aol.com /enrike/eksang.htm   (341 words)

  
 Esperanto: Frequently Asked Questions
Some parents teach Esperanto (along with the local language) to their children; it is estimated that perhaps a thousand people speak Esperanto as a first language.
The "h" method is canonical in Esperanto since the "Fundamento de Esperanto", which forms the basis of the language, expressly provides for it.
In Esperanto, letters with accents are different from letters without accents: the alphabet is A, B, C, C^, D, etc. Since "x" is very close to the end of the alphabet, sorting algorithms will almost always put the accented letters in their proper alphabetical order.
members.aol.com /helmuto54/esp_faq.htm   (8575 words)

  
 Russ's Esperanto Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Ĉefpaĝo de la Esperanto-Klubo de Aŭstino (Esperanto Club of Austin) which meets at 3pm on most Sunday afternoons, normally at Texspresso (2700 W Anderson).
Curso de esperanto is an excellent downloadable windows app with excellent randomized practice drills with good sound samples and human tutor to grade your work
Don Harlow's Esperanto Book has lots of fascinating history etc. Highly recommended.
russcon.org /esperanto/links2003.html   (562 words)

  
 Esperanto Links - Michael Vorburger's Homepage
Seven past Nobel Prize winners were Esperantists, the most recent in 1994.
UNESCO and other organizations of the UN system issued several official resolutions favouring Esperanto.
Below are a few links to sites about and some in Esperanto.
www.vorburger.ch /links/esperanto.html   (187 words)

  
 Re: US flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
UN flag is also used in Mac OS X. Reply To This
Yes, but it is oddly shaped to human eyes (a hexagon with very long sides on the upper right and upper left that results in a cut off teardrop shape).
Similar to medieval war banners rather than the common rectangle flags that most governments have adopted.
dot.kde.org /1132098617/1132129610/1132159407   (264 words)

  
 Mia Persona Pagho
The Free Esperanto Course is a free, ten-lesson e-mail course administered by Marko Rauhamaa
Many of my friends will be reading this page instead of the other one because they are more comfortable in Esperanto than in English.
For information about Esperanto in the United States, contact the Esperanto League for North America at (800) ESPERANTO [(800) 377-3726] or e-mail.
www.idiom.com /~cxarli/esperanto/persone.html   (528 words)

  
 Esperanto-Liberecano Info Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Esperanto-Liberecano -- por anarkiistoj, kiuj komprenas kaj uzas la internacian lingvon, Esperanto.
SAT-Frakcio de liberecanoj kiuj volas montri al la monda anarkiistaro, ke perfekte eblas diskuti pri gravaj temoj, uzante universalan ne-estran lingvon, kiu Esperanto certe estas.
To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the Esperanto-Liberecano Archives.
flag.blackened.net /mailman/listinfo/esperanto-liberecano   (298 words)

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