What is Ido?

  • (noun): An artificial language that is a revision and simplification of Esperanto.


Ido ( /ˈiːdoʊ/) is a language created to be a universal second language for speakers of diverse backgrounds. Ido was specifically designed to be grammatically, orthographically, and lexicographically regular, and above all easy to learn and use. In this sense, Ido is classified as a constructed international auxiliary language.

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Comparison Between Ido And Novial
... Jespersen, who had also been a co-author of Ido ... Comparisons among Ido, Novial, and other notable international auxiliary languages have formed an important part of interlinguistic studies ... For example, both Ido and Novial were among the languages investigated by the International Auxiliary Language Association (IALA), which developed Interlingua ...
Toshizō Ido - 2009 Election
... Toshizo Ido was re-elected in 2009 to a third term ... Ido, backed by the LDP, New Komeito and the Social Democratic Party, appeared to have easily defeated Kotaro Tanaka, 60, endorsed by the Japanese Communist Party ... During the campaign, Ido publicized his achievements in promoting reconstruction following the 1995 Great Hanshin Earthquake and tackling the swine flu outbreak ...
List Of Gunnm: Another Stories Characters - Seiyakyoku - Gauss
... A skilled cyberphysician, Gauss takes Ido on as his assistant five years before Ido finds Alita in the junkyard ... After six months, he observes that Ido's work reveals that he lacks the compassion to deal with cyborgs, making him unfit to become a cyberphysician ... This makes Ido leave, but after the events he experiences with Pakila, Dedekind and Carol, he returns six months later to complete his ...
List Of Motorball-affiliated Characters In Battle Angel Alita - Supporting Characters - Scrapyard Residents - Gonzu
... Gonzu (ゴンズ?) is the closest friend that Ido has in the Scrapyard and is shown visiting Ido at his clinic ... He saves Ido after the latter is almost killed by Makaku, and under Ido's direction, transfers Alita from her first cyborg body into the Berserker Body ... Gonzu also helps Ido transplant Hugo's head onto a cyborg body ...