Nouns

Esperanto Lesson 11 (Nouns and Jobs)

Duration: 30 mins

This 11th lesson teaches an important part of speech aspect in Esperanto which is the noun. Also included is a list of vocabulary about jobs and finally some common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Esperanto Classes.

Nouns

Nouns are the most used words in Esperanto. They consist of about 35% of part of speech in term of usage. They can help describe living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

Below is a list of some nouns that you might come across or use very often. That includes some singular and plural forms, as well as feminine and masculine forms. The table contains 3 columns (English, Esperanto, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Nouns in Esperanto

Nouns Esperanto
Catkato
Doghundo
Womanvirino
Womenvirinoj
Motherpatrino
Sisterfratino
Shoesŝuoj
Socksŝtrumpetoj
Booklibro
Bookslibroj
Starssteloj
Sunsuno

The following are nouns used in a full sentence. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Esperanto Nouns in a Sentence

English Esperanto
I have a dogMi havas hundon
I speak ItalianMi parolas la italan lingvon
I live in AmericaMi vivas en Ameriko
This is my wifeĈi tiu estas mia edzino
This is my husbandTiu estas mia edzo
Can you close the door?Ĉu vi povas fermi la pordon?

Questions?

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Vocabulary List about Jobs

Below is a list of jobs and occupations in Esperanto. At the end of the list, there will be examples where those terms are used in a sentence.

Jobs in Esperanto

Actoraktoro
Actressaktorino
Artistartisto
Businessmankomercisto
Doctorkuracisto
Engineerinĝeniero
Nurseflegistino
Policemanpolicisto
Singerkantisto
Studentstudento
Teacherinstruistino
Translatortradukisto

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Daily Conversation in Esperanto

Finally, a list of some commonly used phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Esperanto Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Esperanto

English Esperanto
He is a policemanLi estas policisto
I have a long experienceMi havas longtempajn spertojn
I'm a new employeeMi estas nova dungisto
I'm an artistMi estas aktoro
I'm looking for a jobMi serĉas laboron
She is a singerŜi estas kantistino
What's that called in French?Kiel ĝi nomiĝas en franca lingvo?
I have a reservationMi havas rezervon
I have to goMi devas iri
Where do you live?Kie vi vivas?
Spanish is easy to learnHispana estas facxila por lerni

Fun Facts

Language Quote: ❝One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.❞ ‒Frank Smith

Congratulations! You finished your 11th lesson in Esperanto about nouns, and jobs. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Esperanto Lesson 12. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Esperanto homepage.