On their site it says: Millions understand Interlingua "at first sight". Speakers of Romance languages especially understand Interlingua immediately and almost effortlessly. Ideal for traveling! So it's the other way round: if you speak a Romance language, Interlingua will make sense to you because it contains many elements (eg vocabulary) from ...


No. Of course you won’t. You don’t just learn a language by staring at it. Like everything, learning a language takes time. I would recommend learning one of those languages.


Yes. And also No. Interlingua is certainly a "simplified" Romance language and much of the lexicon is shared with other Romance languages. But not all Romance languages are made alike. Romanian is pretty divergent. Sardinian is pretty conservative. I believe Interlingua has more in common with the "central" Romance languages, standard ...

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