Slovenian is a South Slavic language spoken in the European country of Slovenia. It is the official language of Slovenia, also used in some of its neighboring countries. Slovenian has a long and varied history and is essential to Slovenian culture.
Slovenian is a part of the Slavic language group and is thus related to Russian, Polish, and Slovak languages. Its unique dialects and pronunciation set it apart from its Slavic counterparts.
The Slovene language uses the Latin alphabet but still uses their pre- Roman roots with some words and phrases
Slovenian is a highly inflected language, with six distinct verb tenses and seven cases.
There are two distinct varieties of Slovenian: Standard and Non-Standard. Standard Slovenian and non-standard are used or spoken in formal public settings and daily conversation, respectively.
Slovenian is one of the 24 official languages of the European Union.
Slovenian is the native language of approximately 2 million people.
Slovenia has a rich culture, with its songs and folklore retaining their traditional Slovenian language.
The language heavily favors the spoken aspect compared to its written counterpart, so spoken colloquialisms remain in daily use.
Although the language is similar to other Slavic languages, it has some distinctive features, like vowel harmony, which involves changing vowels in a word to maintain their syllabic sound.
Slovenian is a tri-linguistic nation, with some of its population also speaking German and Italian.