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Is there 1-to-many dictionary sql, txt, raw-binary… pictures…?

I'm looking for sql or txt digitized dictionary Esperanto-English, 1(word)-to-many(words) or 1(word)-to-1(word). Is there???
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Ĉu ekzistas registro de Esperantaj idiomoj?

Mi volas scii, ĉar mi min demandas ĉu oni povas diri "varma" por amor-instiga ino/ulo? Kiel oni diras trap en esperanto? Ĉu tiuj estas nur-anglaj idiomoj?
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Which language becomes easiest after Esperanto?

I learned Esperanto as a stepping stone to other European languages. Assuming I already know English and Esperanto (1 crown on all Duolingo lessons), which natural language(s) would be easiest to ...
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Why is Esperanto a noun, but other languages are adjectives?

Consider the two sentences: Mi parolas Esperanton. Mi parolas la anglan. How come English is used as an adjective, but Esperanto as a noun? Both are languages, so where does this difference come ...
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Are there Esperanto variants in ISO 639 codes?

The ISO 639 code that I know for Esperanto is eo. As far as I know, and according to RFC 3066 there are no recognized distinct variant. For example French have many variants: fr-AD, fr-BE, fr-BF, fr-...
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Best place to travel if you wanna speak Esperanto?

I'm kind of learning this language on Duolingo, and I am wondering if this language is useful.
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Language with sounds closest to Esperanto

What language is the closest to Esperanto in terms of alphabet letters and sounds? Are there any languages that have all the sounds found within the Esperanto phoneme inventory?
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Kiom da lingvoj Zamenhof povas paroli?

Mi verkas artikolon pri Zamenhof, kaj scivolas pri tiu informo.
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Are there any auto-antonyms in Esperanto?

English abounds in auto-antonyms. Are there any in Esperanto?
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Which movies treat the language barrier with honesty? [closed]

It is common in cowboy movies to have the Indians and/or Mexican bandits speaking nearly perfect English. This is a highly dishonest treatment of the language barrier. This makes an honest treatment ...
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What words, phrases, or noises are appropriate for backchanneling in Esperanto?

Backchanneling is the feedback that listeners give to show that they are listening.
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Kiel traduki “sign language” respekteme?

Mi aŭdis hodiaŭ, ke surduloj preferas la terminon signallingvo, ĉar ili konsideras signolingvo insulta en Esperanto. Aliaj diras, ke gestlingvo estas insulta. Mi simple neniam aŭdis signallingvo en ...