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Los Meses

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January en--o enero
February fe----o febrero
March ma--o marzo
April ab--l abril
May ma-o mayo
June ju--o junio
These are six months. Es-- s-- s--- m----. Esos son seis meses.
January, February, March, En---- f------- m----, Enero, febrero, marzo,
April, May and June. ab---- m--- y j----. abril, mayo y junio.
July ju--o julio
August ag---o agosto
September se-------e septiembre
October oc----e octubre
November no------e noviembre
December di------e diciembre
These are also six months. Es-- t------ s-- s--- m----. Esos también son seis meses.
July, August, September, Ju---- a------ s---------, Julio, agosto, septiembre,
October, November and December. oc------ n-------- y d--------. octubre, noviembre y diciembre.

Latin, a living language?

Today, English is the most important universal language. It's taught worldwide and is the official language of many nations. Earlier, Latin had this role. Latin was originally spoken by the Latins. They were the inhabitants of Latium, with Rome being the center. The language spread with the expansion of the Roman Empire. In the ancient world, Latin was the native language of many people. They lived in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. However, spoken Latin was different from classical Latin. It was vernacular, called Vulgar Latin. In Romanized regions there were different dialects. In the Middle Ages, national languages evolved from the dialects. Languages that descend from Latin are Romance languages. Included among those are Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese. French and Romanian are also based on Latin. But Latin never really died out. It was an important commercial language up to the 19th century. And it remained the language of the educated. Latin still has a great deal of meaning today for the sciences. Many technical terms have their roots in Latin. Furthermore, Latin is still taught in schools as a foreign language. And universities often expect a knowledge of Latin. So Latin is not dead, even though it is no longer spoken. Latin has been experiencing a comeback in recent years. The number of people who want to learn Latin has started to increase again. It is still considered the key to the language and culture of many countries. So have the courage to try Latin! Audaces fortuna adiuvat , good fortune helps the brave!
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Esperanto is counted among the constructed languages. Constructed languages are deliberately created, so they follow a clear plan. Elements from different languages are mixed in the process. In this way, constructed languages should be easy to learn for as many people as possible. Esperanto was first introduced in Warsaw in 1887. Its founder was the doctor Ludwik L. Zamenhof (pseudonym: Dr. Esperanto, the Hopeful). He believed that communication problems were the main cause of unhappiness. Therefore, he wanted to create a neutral language that brought people together. Today Esperanto is the most well-known constructed language in the world. It is also associated with goals like tolerance and civil rights. Esperanto is largely Indo-European oriented. The majority of the vocabulary, for example, is originally Romance. People in more than 120 countries are proficient in the language. They get together regularly in clubs and at international conventions. Learn Esperanto and find new friends!