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[EN/EO] Listen & Learn in Esperanto: The Search for the Wicked Witch 1/3 (w/ Subtitles + Vocab guide)

Listen and Learn with this excerpt from the book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, translated by Donald Broadribb. You can turn on subtitles in English or Esperanto to read along, and you can also click here to read the entire book. Use this vocab guide to help you with the less common words in this selection!

  • Regno - dominion, realm, state, sovereign country, kingdom (Fre. règne, Ita. regno, Eng. reign, Lat. regnum)
  • Arĝenta - silver, silvery (Fre. argent, Ita. argento, Lat. argentum)
  • Fajfi - to whistle (Yid. fajfn, Ger. pfeifen) 
  • Ĉeno - chain, string of characters (Fre. chaine, Eng. chain)
  • Vulpo - fox (Ita. volpe, Lat. vulpes)
  • Ŝiri - to rip, tear (Fre. déchirer)
  • Sklavo - slave (Ger. Sklave, Fre. esclave)
  • Stano - pewter, tin (Ita. stagno, Lat. stannum)
  • Pajlo - straw (Fre. paille, Ita. paglia)
  • Haki - to chop, cut, hack, hew (Yid. hakn, Ger. hacken)
  • Akra - abrasive, acrimonious, acute, lurid, sharp, keen, poignant (Fre. aigre, Ita. agro, Lat. acer)
  • Armi - to arm (weapons) (Ger. armieren, Fre. armer, Ita. armare, Eng. arm, Lat. armare)
  • Korvo - crow, raven (Ita. corvo, Lat. corvus)
  • Piki - to bite, jab, pick, pierce, prick, puncture, stab, stick, sting (Fre. piquer)
  • Tordi - to contort, twist, warp, wind, wring, wriggle, sprain (Fre. tordre)
  • Zumi - to buzz, hum, roar (traffic) (Ger. summen)
  • Abelo - bee (Fre. abeille)
  • Fajna - fine, of extraordinary quality, presenting a uniform quality
  • Karbo - coal