Uropi is a constructed language created by Joël Landais, an English teacher from France, who started working on it in 1986. Uropi is a synthesis of Indo-European languages based on common PIE roots. It is designed to be used as an international auxiliary language with the aim of contributing to building a European identity.

Uropi alphabet

Uropi alphabet


X and y are only used in loanwords and foreign names

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Sample texts in Uropi

Tale humane gen lifri id egli in dignid id rege. Lu se indaven ki razòn id kozàv id doʒ akto do unaltem in u spirt fratidi.

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All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Sample videos in Uropi

Information about Uropi | Phrases


Information about Uropi

International Auxiliary Languages

Blissymbolics, Esperanto, Folkspraak, Ido, Interglossa, Interlingua, Interlingue/Occidental, Interslavic, Lingua Franca Nova, Lojban, Novial, Romance Neolatino, Romániço, Slovio, Solresol, Uropi, Volapük

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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