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How much of Slovio is based on Esperanto?

In terms of the vocabulary, not much is based on Esperanto. From the Slovio website: Esperanto? While Esperanto is a simple language its main problem is the fact that it is made up of too many ...
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good naturalistic system for Germanic language?

A long time ago, I was involved in a project named Folkspraak to create a Germanic conlang. It was entertaining, but it did not went very far at that attempt. Some grammatical hallmarks of Germanic ...
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Are Interslavic and Neoslavonic the same conlang?

Depends on how you look at it; the Interslavic page does say (as you have noticed) that: All three projects collaborated closely with each other from that time, and in 2011 Medžuslovjanski („...
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Are Interslavic and Neoslavonic the same conlang?

A few years ago (about 2) these two projects united into the single one called Interslavic (2-nd version). So, since then it's a common project with unified grammar. Before it they were slightly ...
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Is there any evidence that learning a zonal Slavic conlang can help conversing with native speakers of Slavic languages

Yes, they show. Slovio is not a zonal conlang, it is supposed to be a kind of Slavic Esperanto. It took place 20 years ago, but nowadays noone wants to use it. Nevertheless, Interslavic is ...
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Asian and African auxlangs like Interslavic?

The simple answer is Asian languages don't share a common ancestor like Slavic languages do, and don't have the same degree of mutual intelligibility. Knowing Ukrainian will help you understand Polish;...
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Constructing a language based on existing languages from different families

There should be no problem in doing so -- mix and match features from the various source languages. A precedent for this, for example, is English: The syntax/grammar is mainly Germanic, including ...
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Is there a Semitic zonal language?

This was not easy to find! A bit of jazz Semitic auxlanging going on here. Ayvarith seems to be an invented language based on Hebrew, Arabic and Aramaic.
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Constructing a language based on existing languages from different families

Possible? Definitely yes! But I want to give you some more hints on how to do it: Based on common features: When choosing the sounds for your conlang, prefer those that have broad coverage in your ...
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Asian and African auxlangs like Interslavic?

There is the case of Union Ibo, a version of Igbo created by missionaries and used in the Igbo Bible translation. It is a rather inconsistent make-up of different Igbo dialects/languages of Nigeria ...
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How much of Slovio is based on Esperanto?

Slovio isn't intended to be an IAL right? The fact that Esperanto is derived from many languages, is why it is suitable as an IAL. Otherwise It's just another Interslavic. That's what Esperanto was ...
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