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Re: Awesomesauce Esperanto problem

Reply #75
You mean colonial civilizational languages like Spanish for South America or Portuguese for Brasil?  :D
That's it.
Vanity, arrogance and disdain toward other cultures at its best.
Sorry but can't help it - that's it.

Re: Awesomesauce Esperanto problem

Reply #76
Vanity, arrogance and disdain toward other cultures at its best.
It's called Civilization. Without your extermination policy, concentration camps and genocide.
Better to you to stay quiet.
A matter of attitude.

Re: Awesomesauce Esperanto problem

Reply #77
Yet another Romance-based intl conlang has appeared: Lingua Franca Nova, Elefen or LFN
LFN was first presented on the Internet in 1998.[6][7] A Yahoo! Group was formed in 2002 by Bjorn Madsen. Group members contributed significantly to the further evolution of the language. In 2007, Igor Vasiljevic began a Facebook page,[8] which has over 300 members. LFN was given an ISO 639-3 designation (lfn) by SIL in 2008.[9]

Stefan Fisahn[10] created a wiki for the language in 2005. The site moved to Wikia in 2009 [11] and as of 2015 has over 3000 articles.

[...]

Simon Davies's translation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland is the first publication of a work entirely in LFN.[23]

As of January 1, 2014, LFN has a news blog, maintained by Simon Davies, called Aora Oji ("Now Today"),[24] as well as a homepage using the name "Elefen".[25] An English-Elefen-English dictionary is awaiting publication for 2018. The LFN Wikipedia was created (released) to the public on April 18, 2018.

New Nova

Reply #78
Every thing called "New" (the meaning of "Nova") will become old sooner or later.

I wonder if there's a demand for new languages.

The company where I work has suffered for developing fantastic new products for which nobody was really interested.

Re: Awesomesauce Esperanto problem

Reply #79
In this case, new or "nova" is a misnomer. Romance-based conlangs have been around since Esperanto, so they are the oldest idea among cosmopolitan intl conlangers. They are also the easiest to do, because Romance languages are the most recognisable and simplest in Europe - so simple that there is  really no need to simplify them further.

The result is not even a proper conlang and not a practical simplification, but a futile corruption of the existing Romance base. It's more appropriate (and not harder at all) to learn about two of the Romance languages and go with that.

Re: Awesomesauce Esperanto problem

Reply #80
Esperanto was always pointless and a think of the past (just in passing that is all). My country's great Empire gac
the the world an international language. Hallelujah to that!!  :lol:
"Quit you like men:be strong"

Re: Awesomesauce Esperanto problem

Reply #81
The result is not even a proper conlang and not a practical simplification, but a futile corruption of the existing Romance base. It's more appropriate (and not harder at all) to learn about two of the Romance languages and go with that.
Besides, there's an awful lot of Neo-Latin that's been invented over the past millennium. If you're going to make life harder on yourself by learning a language that isn't really spoken you might as well go with the language that allows you to read Vergil and Apuleius. Esperanto does not appear any easier or more "Germanic" to my Germanic eyes.

(Unless you count a couple of nouns here and there, but French has those too. Particularly Belgian French is full of barely recognizable Dutch nouns.)

Re: Awesomesauce Esperanto problem

Reply #82
Tuesday (July 26) marks the 135th anniversary of the creation of Esperanto, the language of peace.

For his efforts, Zamenhof received 14 Nobel Peace Prize nominations.

After his death, the Universal Esperanto Association continued his work. Based in the Netherlands, this organisation has members in 120 countries, and it has received more than 100 Nobel Peace Prize nominations in recognition of its "contribution to world peace by permitting people in different countries to enter direct relations without linguistic barriers."
That's lots of peace prize nominations.