- a revised and simplified form of Esperanto, introduced in 1907.
Origin of Ido
Examples from the Web for ido
Historical Examples of ido
The universal language of humanity is neither Volapuk, nor Esperanto, nor Ido.Second Sight
I do not discern that I am always mortified in this; sometimes, however, Ido.The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus
Teresa of Avila
Ido originally received this slave from Duon, a Bilan, as a wedding present when he married Duon's daughter about a year ago.The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao
He was scheming always therefore for the perfection and propagation of Esperanto or Ido, or some such universal link.Mr. Britling Sees It Through
H. G. Wells
The place at that time was mere moorland, and the well near by the hut had the name of the Nonaka no Ido—the well amid the moor.Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)
James S. De Benneville
- an artificial language; a modification of Esperanto
Word Origin for Ido
1908, artificial language based on Esperanto, devised 1907; from Ido -ido "offspring," suffix representing Latin -ida, Greek -ides.