from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to the Slovenes, or to their language.
  • noun A Slovene.
  • noun The language of the Slovenes: a Slavic tongue, most nearly allied to the languages of the Serbo-Croatian group.

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

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Slovenia, the Slovenian people or the Slovenian language.
  • proper noun The official language of Slovenia.
  • noun Person from Slovenia.

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

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Slovenia or its people or language
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Slovenia


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