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  • n. an interlanguage

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A language used as an intermediate language in translating from a source language to a target language; -- used especially in machine translation by computers.

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  • n. an artificial language proposed for use as an auxiliary international language; based on words common to English and the Romance languages


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  • All an RDF (or "interlingua") proponent will say is that RDF can be even cheaper and less error prone, and much of the reason not to adopt it is down to developer preferences, lack of familiarity, tooling and so on - i.e., much the same reason developers don't adopt XSLT, summarising the issue as "XSLT sucking".

    Planet XML

  • "interlingua" (and its dictionaries), such as English,

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 3

  • She stretched out her hand, and the visitor stepped forward and shook it — though it was possible that she perceived and executed an entirely different act, cross-translated through gestural interlingua. » Post Topic » The Planck Dive by Greg Egan

  • This project is aimed at a new, multilingual MT system in the 1990s, which uses Esperanto as an internal interlingua.

    Archive 2008-03-07

  • It's certainly not built the way I would have gone about it something like interlingua but with more phonemic spelling and more creole like grammar but it gets the job done. REPRESSIVE ESPERANTO.

  • If I had more money than I knew what to do with, I'd fund a think tank and small scale auxlang projects, seeing how esperanto, interlingua or latin would work as bridge languages. TRANSLATING EUROPE'S BABEL.

  • The idealistic egalitarian part of me likes the idea of a more neutral auxiliary language whether esperanto, interlingua or even latin. TRANSLATING EUROPE'S BABEL.


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  • Interlingua is unbelievably easy for an Italian.

    June 17, 2008