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Facts about Slovenian[edit | edit source]

  • Language code (ISO 639-3): slv
  • Autonyms (how to write "Slovenian" in Slovenian): Slovenski jezik / Slovenščina
  • Other names for "Slovenian": Slovene, Slovenšcina, Slovenian, Slovenski jezik ("Windisch")
  • The Slovenian language is spoken in: Slovenia

Slovene or alternatively Slovenian is a South Slavic language spoken by the Slovenes. It is spoken by about 2.5 million speakers worldwide, the majority of whom live in Slovenia, where it is one of the three official languages. As Slovenia is part of the European Union, Slovene is also one of its 24 official and working languages.

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Slovenian Dictionaries[edit | edit source]

Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša: Fran Ramovš Institute of Slovenian Language

Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika: Dictionary of the Slovenian language

Slovar novejšega besedja slovenskega jezika: dictionary of the new words of the Slovenian language (2012)

Slovar stare knjižne prekmurščine: dictionary of the Prekmurje dialect (East Slovenia & Hungary) by Vilko Novak (2006)

Besedje slovenskega knjižnega jezika 16. stoletja: vocabulary of the literary Slovenian language of the 16th century, by Kozma Ahačič (2011)

Slovar jezika Janeza Svetokriškega: dictionary of the Janez Svetokriški's language (beginning 17th) by Marko Snoj (2011)

Slovensko-nemški slovar: Slovenian-German dictionary, by Maks Pleteršnik (1894)

Dictionarium latino-carniolicum: Slovenian-Latin dictionary, by Matija Kastelec, revised by Gregor Vorenc (1710)

Inštitut za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša (Bos portal) search in the text & Slovenian corpus

Lingea: Slovenian-English dictionary & multilingual

Iate: multilingual terminological dictionary (European Union)

Slovenian for travelers: Slovenian-English vocabulary by topics, with pronunciation & sound

Goethe-Verlag: Slovenian-English common phrases & illustrated vocabulary (+ audio)

Presis: online Slovenian-English translation

Complete Dictionary of the English and Slovene Languages for general use, by Frank Jauh Kern (1919)

Slovenian-English dictionary & English grammar for Slovenian people, by Victor Kubelka (1912)

Slovenian-English pocket dictionary by Victor Kubelka (1904)

Slovensko-nemški slovar: Slovenian-German dictionary, by Maks Pleteršnik (1894) A-O & P-Ž

Deutsch-slovenisches Wörterbuch: German-Slovenian dictionary, by Matej Cigale (1860) A-L & M-Z

Wörterbuch der slovenischen und deutschen Sprache: Slovenian-German dictionary, by Anton Janežič (1851)

German-Slovenian dictionary

Dialoghi italiani, tedeschi e sloveni: dialogues in Italian, German and Slovenian, by Joseph Premru (1850)

Tu malu besedishe treh jesikov, Das ist: das kleine Wörterbuch in dreyen Sprachen, Quod est: parvum dictionarium trilingue: Slovenian-German-Latin dictionary, by Marko Pohlin (1791)

Deutsch-windisches Wörterbuch: German-Slovenian dictionary, by Oswald Gutsmann (1789) or PDF

Dictionarium trilingue ex tribus nobilissimis Europæ linguis compositium, latino-germanico-sclavonicum by Hipolit Novomeški (1711)

Dictionarium quatuor linguarum videlicet, germanicæ, latinæ, illyricæ, (quæ vulgo sclavonica appellatur) & italicæ, sive hetruscæ: German-Latin-Slovenian-Italian dictionary, by Hieronimus Megiser (1592) or PDF

The etymology of Ljubljana-Laibach by Tijmen Pronk, in Folia onomastica croatica (2007)

Slovenian place names in Carinthia (Austria), by Heinz-Dieter Pohl, in Onomàstica (2016)

Ortsnamen slawischer bzw. slowenischer Herkunft in Kärnten und Osttirol, in Namenkundliche Informationen (2011)

Slowenische Namen und Wörter aus Kals in Osttirol: Slovenian names and words of Kals (East Tyrol, Austria), in Jezikoslovni zapiski (2007)

Slovene place names with the suffix -ina: some difficult cases and implications for south Slavic onomastics, by Marko Snoj, in Slovene linguistic studies (2009)

The English-Slovene language contact: borrowing of personal names, by Eva Sicherl, in Linguistica (2015)

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Free Slovenian Lessons[edit | edit source]

Language Exchange[edit | edit source]

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Slovenian Online Virtual Keyboard[edit | edit source]


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