Definition of Ido in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈiːdəʊ


[mass noun]
  • An artificial universal language developed from Esperanto.
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    • He became a prime mover in the development of an international language Ido based on Esperanto.
    • The creators of Ido felt that much of Esperanto was either not internationally recognizable, or unnecessarily deformed.


early 19th century: Ido, literally 'offspring'.

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