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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sama (same) +‎ ideo (idea) +‎ -ano (member).

NounEdit

samideano (accusative singular samideanon, plural samideanoj, accusative plural samideanojn)

  1. one who shares a communal idea, especially:
  2. fellow Esperantist
    • 1905, L. L. Zamenhof, speech at the first World Congress of Esperanto.
      Mi salutas vin, karaj samideanoj, fratoj kaj fratinoj el la granda tutmonda homa familio.
      I greet you, dear comrades, brothers and sisters from the great worldwide human family.

Usage notesEdit

In Esperanto culture, used as a friendly form of address from one Esperantist to another.

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Esperanto samideano, equivalent to sama (same) +‎ ideo (idea) +‎ -ano (partisan).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

samideano (plural samideani)

  1. partisan of the same idea or movement; co-opinionist