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Lots of things, but the main one is that it a language that was created - a planned language. Most languages develop over hundreds of years, but Esperanto was created in the 1880's to act as a neutral "bridge" language.
Esperanto has very few native speakers, compared to other languages. It is a voluntary speech community, and most Esperanto speakers opt in rather than receiving the language from their parents.

  • It was created artificially.
  • It has specific rules with no exceptions, making it easy to learn.
  • Use of an opposite pre-fix greatly reduces the number of words that need to be learned.
  • There is no required word order.
  • It is free of any nationalistic connections.
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