Esperanto NOUN an artificial language devised in 1887 as an international medium of communication.
DERIVATIVES Esperantist noun.
ORIGIN from Dr Esperanto, a pen name of the inventor of the language, Polish physician Ludwik L. Zamenhof; the literal sense is «one who hopes».

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  • esperantist — ESPERANTÍST, Ă, esperantişti, ste, adj., s.m. şi f. (Persoană) care se ocupă de studiul limbii esperanto; specialist în esperanto. – Din fr. espérantiste. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.06.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  esperantíst adj. m., s. m …   Dicționar Român

  • esperàntist — m (esperàntistkinja, esperàntistica ž) onaj koji se bavi esperantom …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • esperantist — esperàntist m DEFINICIJA onaj koji se bavi esperantom ETIMOLOGIJA vidi esperanto …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Esperantist — An Esperantist is a person who speaks or uses Esperanto. Etymologically, an Esperantist is someone who hopes. Although definitions of Esperantist vary, according to the Declaration of Boulogne, a document agreed at the first World Congress of… …   Wikipedia

  • Esperantist — Ein Esperantist ist ein Kenner oder Anhänger des Esperanto.[1] Schon sehr bald nach der Veröffentlichung der internationalen Plansprache Esperanto durch Ludwik Lejzer Zamenhof im Jahre 1887 fingen ihre Anhänger an, sich Esperantisten zu nennen.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Esperantist — 1. adjective Of, relating to, or characteristic of Esperanto Underlying every Esperanto enthusiast is the Esperantist ideal that the world would be a better place if everyone could understand each other better. 2. noun A specialist or speaker of… …   Wiktionary

  • esperantist — I. ˌespəˈrantə̇st, rän , raan , rȧn noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : a specialist in Esperanto; also : one enthusiastic about the spread of Esperanto as an international language II. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Usage …   Useful english dictionary

  • Esperantist — Esperanto Es pe*ran to, n. An artificial language, intended to be universal, devised by Dr. Zamenhof, a Russian, who adopted the pseudonym Dr. Esperanto in publishing his first pamphlet regarding it in 1887. The vocabulary is very largely based… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Esperantist — noun or adjective see Esperanto …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Esperantist — See Esperanto. * * * …   Universalium

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