I’ve been doing a bit of reading recently, and have come across some quotes that I thought rather good to know for day-to-day use. Here they are.
“Human beings love it — love it.
Gods above are not above it.” — Robert Frost, Clear And Colder
“No one sings hymns to breath, but oh to be without it!” — Roger Zelazny, Lord of Light
This covers 11-20 of the lernu.net course. Getting to the fun stuff swiftly.
This is a table holding the Esperanto alphabet, with pronunciations. This data has largely been copied from this page. It also has more info, but this is a more attractive and quicker reference. There are 28 letters in the alphabet and it is largely based on Latin. Read the rest of this entry »
I am in the process of learning Esperanto with my girlfriend. Esperanto is an artificial language, created to be logical, by L. Zamenhof (during the 70s and 80s). It, in many ways, is a collection of languages, rolled together into a constructed whole. The language is expressionate and and flexible, with a smooth sound. There are some 10,000 to 2,000,000 speakers, and likely some 1,000 natives. Read the rest of this entry »