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Esperanto in dictionaries

From:Muke Tever <alrivera@...>
Date:Wednesday, April 25, 2001, 0:07
From: "Daniel44" <Daniel44@...>
> 'All dictionaries list Esperanto and most list Volapuk...' > > I have great difficulty finding any reference to these languages in most > general dictionaries.
FWIW, my AHD3 (a general dictionary if any could be so called) has entries for both Esperanto "an artifical international language invented in 1887, characterized by a vocabulary based on word roots common to many European languages, a single, unvarying ending for each principal part of speech, and a regularized system of conjugation and inflection" and Volapük "an international language invented in 1879". Completely off the point, my handheld Frances-Español dictionary [vox, 1971] has [Español->Frances] "esperanto m. Espéranto." and [Frances->Español] "espéranto m. Esperanto." There's no end to the usefulness of this little book with gems of entries like that. ;) *Muke! --