Esperanto Is The Universal Language
Esperanto is a constructed language that was invented in 1887 by Polish physician L. L. Zamenhof. He wanted to created a language that was universally understood in order to ease communication internationally. Zamenhof used existing words from romance languages to create Esperanto, and it is spoken and written around the world today.
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Key Facts In This Video
L. L. Zamenhof was born in Poland in 1859, and he invented the universal language Esperanto. (0:03)
Esperanto is a created language, and lacks the irregular rules of grammar and syntax found in other languages. (0:56)
People in countries around the globe speak and write in Esperanto. (1:24)