International language

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International language may refer to:

  • Love
  • Music
  • Mathematics
  • International auxiliary language - a language meant for communication between people from different nations who do not share a common native language, often referred to Esperanto (whose original name was lingvo internacia, or international language[1])
  • Universal language - a hypothetical historical or mythical language said to be spoken and understood by all or most of the world's population
  • Lingua franca - any language widely used beyond the population of its native speakers
  • World language - a language spoken internationally


  1. ^ "Esenco kaj Estonteco de la Ideo de Lingvo Internacia", L. L. Zamenhof, 1900. Reprinted in Fundamenta Krestomatio, 1992 [1903]