Slovenian grammar

Slovenian Words Ending in -L

The final L in some Slovenian words in the nominative can be pronounced as U or L. This can be tough to…

What are the synonyms for the word ‘idea’ in Slovenian?

As with every other language, Slovenian often has more than one way of expressing the same thing – the synonyms…

The Feminine Nouns Ending in a Consonant

Slovenian has three grammatical genders: feminine, masculine and neuter. The feminine nouns usually end with –a, the masculine with a…

Common Grammatical Mistakes in Slovenian

Slovenian grammar is not one of the easiest, not even for the native speakers who commonly make mistakes while speaking…

When to use Plural instead of Dual in Slovenian

Slovenian is one of the rare languages that has the grammatical number dual – it is used specifically for two objects…

What sound does a Slovenian frog make?

Interjections, medmeti in Slovenian, express our mood and emotional conditions, they imitate natural sounds and are also used as an…

Heteronyms in Slovenian and English

Words that are written the same and in most cases have different meaning and different pronunciation, are called heteronyms. As…

E-Book: Conjugation Manual of Slovenian Verbs from A to Ž

We are excited to announce the release of our first e-book, the Conjugation Manual of Slovenian Verbs from A to Ž.…

Slovenian Idioms

»Tih kot miška« (as silent as a mouse), »priden kot čebela« (as busy as a bee) – sound familiar to…

Semivowel ‘ə’ and Words Without Vowels in Slovenian

A semivowel is a vowel which does not have a special letter. Phonetically it is written as ‘ə’, but we…