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    Esperanto?

    Is anyone interested in Esperanto? If yes, could we open a group for it?
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    Esperanto? Do people actually learn that anymore?
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    Yes, many do that.

    In China alone are 17 Universities teaching it. In Hungary, it was stated as a living language, so that the students can elect it for their school-leaving exams (it's the third most taken language in Hungarian schools).

    Of course, in most countries, you have to learn it by yourself.
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    While we're at it, could we have an Udmurt lounge?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pravit
    While we're at it, could we have an Udmurt lounge?
    What the deus?

    I'll just take a wild stab in the dark. "Ud" means "out", in Germanic languages. And "murt" looks like it's related to "dead" or "murder". Danish or Icelandic could facilitate such a word.
    But, I'm guessing none of the above. My real guess is it's a village language in Indonesia, or South-East Asia? Or even Pakistan/Bangladesh regions? A Hindi off-shoot? (I'm just clutching at straws)

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    Shame on you brett, Udmurt is part of your beloved Finno-Ugric group. It's still spoken (although not much) in Udmurtia in Russia. I have an Udmurt duck in my bookcase.
    It functions as a whistle.
    There you go.
    Oh, and I met a teacher of Udmurt once. I think I said that before, but somehow I never tire of telling people.
    Море удачи и дачу у моря

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    Just because I like the Finno-Ugric group, doesn't mean I'm any good at it.
    Infact, I sometimes get interested in languages purely because they are my weak-spot in comprehension, so I want to demystify them.

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