Gender reform in Esperanto
Gender asymmetry is one of the aspects of the constructed language Esperanto that is most frequently targeted for criticism. There are numerous proposals to regularize both grammatical and lexical gen...
Gender reform in Esperanto - Wikipedia
Esperanto vocabulary
The word base of Esperanto was originally defined by Lingvo internacia, published by Zamenhof in 1887. It contained some 900 root words. The rules of the language allow speakers to borrow words as nee...
Esperanto grammar
Esperanto is a constructed auxiliary language. A highly regular grammar makes Esperanto much easier to learn than most other languages of the world, though particular features may be more or less adva...
Esperanto grammar - Wikipedia
Esperanto orthography
Esperanto is written in a Latin alphabet of twenty-eight letters, with upper and lower case. This is supplemented by punctuation marks and by various logograms, such as the numerals 0–9, currency sign...
Esperanto orthography - Wikipedia
Esperanto etymology
Esperanto vocabulary and grammatical forms derive primarily from the Romance languages, with lesser contributions from Germanic. The language occupies a middle ground between "naturalistic" constructe...
Interrogatives in Esperanto
In Esperanto there are two kinds of interrogatives: yes–no interrogatives, and correlative interrogatives.
Yes–no questions are formed with the interrogative ĉu "whether" at the beginning of the c...