|Created by||Leslie Jones|
|Setting and usage||International auxiliary language|
|Sources||Vocabulary from English and Spanish|
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Eurolengo is a constructed language invented by Leslie Jones in 1972.:156 He intended that it would become a common European language, "intended as a practical tool for business and tourism.":154
The vocabulary consists of words borrowed from English and Spanish:1 and made to conform to a consistent phonetic and orthographic system. Critics find a Spanglish flavor to the language, and that "reading is only straightforward if the requisite languages (in this case English and Spanish) are already familiar.":157
Auxiliary languages in general, and regional ones such as Eurolengo in particular, have faced little support from the international community. As a result, Eurolengo has never had any speakers.
According to its author, there are only three pages of grammar rules, and all verbs are regular.
Nouns in Eurolengo have no gender, but a suffix can be added to derive specifically feminine words from their masculine counterparts, such as in the case of making kusin into kusina to indicate a male cousin or a female cousin.
Eurolengo isto tres fasil. Le lengo habo un diksionarie de venti mil paroles. It isto kompletik fonetik and le difisile sonds in le lengos de West Europe isto elimanado.
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- Laycock, Donald (1990). AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF LANGUAGE: LANGUAGE ENGINEERING: SPECIAL LANGUAGES (PDF). Routledge. p. 466. ISBN 0-203-71185-8. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
- Jones, Leslie, Eurolengo: The Language for Europe Newcastle upon Tyne: Oriel Press, 1972
- Scheidhauer, Christophe (2008). "Les langues de l’europe, un régime paradoxalement durable". Langage et société. doi:10.3917/ls.125.0125. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
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- Muchnik, Malka (Sep 22, 2014). The Gender Challenge of Hebrew. Brill. p. 9. ISBN 9789004282711. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
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