Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Slovakia.
  • noun A person of Slovak ancestry.
  • noun The Slavic language of the Slovaks.
  • adjective Of or relating to Slovakia or its people, language, or culture.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the Slovaks.
  • noun A member of a Slavic race dwelling chiefly in northern Hungary and the adjoining part of Moravia.
  • noun The language of this race: a dialect of Czechish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Slovakia, the Slovak people or the Slovak language.
  • noun A person from Slovakia or of Slovak descent.
  • proper noun The language of Slovakia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the Slavic language spoken in Slovakia
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Slovakia

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Slovak Slovák.]

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From Slovak Slovák ("Slovak"), from slovo ("word").

Examples

  • The 22-year-old Slovak is 2-0 in four games with the Canadiens this season, including a 35-save outing one week earlier in his first start of the season, a 5-2 win in Los Angeles.

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  • (The government dropped a stipulation that church weddings be conducted in Slovak after heavy opposition from the Roman Catholic Church.)

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  • · ability of program to communicate in Czech, Slovak, English, German, Polish and Hungarian

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  • "serf labor" in Czech, Slovak, and Polish and also carries the connotation of drudgery or hard work.

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  • Slovakia's three state-owned rail carriers are slated to merge into one entity in 2012, as the government on February 10 approved a legislative initiative to merge rail company ZSR, rail passenger transport company ŽSSK and rail freight company ŽSSK Cargo Slovakia into a single entity to be called Slovak Railways, the TASR newswire reported.

    The Slovak Spectator

  • Slovakia's three state-owned rail carriers are slated to merge into one entity in 2012, as the government on February 10 approved a legislative initiative to merge rail company ZSR, rail passenger transport company ŽSSK and rail freight company ŽSSK Cargo Slovakia into a single entity to be called Slovak Railways, the TASR newswire reported.

    The Slovak Spectator

  • Despite the change in government, "We count on all members of the euro area following the decisions that have been taken and the agreements that have been subscribed" by their predecessors, Altafaj said, calling the Slovak move "quite unusual" in that regard.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Slovakia's three state-owned rail carriers are slated to merge into one entity in 2012, as the government on February 10 approved a legislative initiative to merge rail company ZSR, rail passenger transport company ŽSSK and rail freight company ŽSSK Cargo Slovakia into a single entity to be called Slovak Railways, the TASR newswire reported.

    The Slovak Spectator

  • Despite the change in government, "We count on all members of the euro area following the decisions that have been taken and the agreements that have been subscribed" by their predecessors, Altafaj said, calling the Slovak move "quite unusual" in that regard.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Slovakia's three state-owned rail carriers are slated to merge into one entity in 2012, as the government on February 10 approved a legislative initiative to merge rail company ZSR, rail passenger transport company ŽSSK and rail freight company ŽSSK Cargo Slovakia into a single entity to be called Slovak Railways, the TASR newswire reported.

    The Slovak Spectator

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