Slovenian (Slovenščina)

travel phpto to inspire Slovenian language study
by Aleš Kravos CC BY-SA 4.0

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Why learn Slovenian?

Communication skills developed while learning Slovenian can improve your interpersonal skills in your native langauge as well. Knowing Slovenian provides a competitive edge in career choices Aquiring a second language can improve your skills and grades in math and English. The study of Slovenian teaches and encourages respect for other people.

How Long Does it Take to Learn Slovenian?

Slovenian is rated as a category 3 language by the Foreign Service Institute. It is considered moderately difficult for English speakers to learn and takes an average of 44 weeks (or 1100 class hours) to gain professional working proficiency.

Slovenian Alphabet & Pronunciation

A a
[a]
B b
[b]
C c
[ts]
Č č
[tʃ]
D d
[d]
E e
[e]
F f
[f]
G g
[ɡ]
H h
[x]
I i
[i]
J j
[j]
K k
[k]
L l
[l]
M m
[m]
N n
[n]
O o
[o]
P p
[p]
R r
[r]
S s
[s]
Š š
[ʃ]
T t
[t]
U u
[u]
V v
[v]
Z z
[z]
Ž ž
[ʒ]

Basic Phrases in Slovenian

HelloZdravo
GoodbyeZbogom
YesDa
Nošt
Excuse meOprostite
PleaseProsim
Thank youHvala vam
You are welcomeNi za kaj
Do you speak englishGovoriš angleško?
Do you understandAli razumeš?
I understandRazumem
I do not understandNe razumem
How are youKako si?
Fine thanksDobro, hvala!
What is your nameKako ti je ime?
My name isIme mi je
Pleased to meet youMe veseli, da sva se spoznala

Slovenian Grammar

Slovenian Nouns

Mančlovek
Womanženska
BoyFant
GirlDekle
CatMačka
DogPes
FishRibe
WaterVoda
MilkMleko
EggJajce
HouseHišo
FlowerCvet
TreeDrevo
ShirtMajica
PantsHlače

Slovenian Adjectives

Colors in Slovenian

BlackČrna
WhiteBela
RedRdeča
OrangeOranžna
YellowRumena
GreenZelena
BlueModro
PurpleVijolična
PinkRoza
GraySiva
BrownRjav

Numbers in Slovenian

ZeroNič
OneEno
TwoDva
ThreeTri
FourŠtiri
FivePet
SixŠest
SevenSedem
EightOsem
NineDevet
TenDeset
ElevenEnajst
TwelveDvanajst
TwentyDvajset
ThirtyTrideset
FortyŠtirideset
FiftyPetdeset
Sixtyšestdeset
SeventySedemdeset
EightyOsemdeset
NinetyDevetdeset
HundredSto
ThousandTisoč

Slovenian Verbs

To beBiti
To haveImeti
To wantželeti
To needDa potrebujejo
To helpPomagati
To goIti
To comePriti
To eatJesti
To drinkPiti
To speakGovoriti

Building Simple Sentences

More Complex Slovenian Sentences

AndIn (v)
OrAli
ButAmpak
BecauseKer
WithS
AlsoTudi
HoweverVendar
NeitherNiti enega
NorNiti
Ifče
ThenTorej

Useful Slovenian Vocabulary

Slovenian Questions

WhoKdo
WhatKaj
WhenKdaj
WhereKje
WhyZakaj
HowKako
How manyKoliko
How muchKoliko

Days of the Week in Slovenian

MondayPonedeljek
TuesdayTorek
WednesdaySreda
ThursdayČetrtek
FridayPetek
SaturdaySobota
SundayNedelja
YesterdayVčeraj
TodayDanes
TomorrowJutri

Months in Slovenian

JanuaryJanuarja
FebruaryFebruarja
MarchMarec
AprilApril
MayMaj
JuneJunij
JulyJulija
AugustAvgusta
SeptemberSeptembra
OctoberOktober
NovemberNovembra (v)
DecemberDecember

Seasons in Slovenian

WinterPozimi
SpringPomlad
SummerPoletje
AutumnJesen

Telling Time in Slovenian

What time is itKoliko je ura?
HoursUre
MinutesMinut
SecondsSekund
O clockUri
HalfPol
Quarter pastčetrt čez
BeforePrej
AfterPo