Plural Nouns in Slovenian

In Slovenian, like in many other languages, there are the nouns which only have a singular or plural form. Today,…

The Masculine Nouns – Exceptions

In one of the previous blog posts I wrote about feminine exceptions, but the masculine gender also has many features.…

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Authentic Slovenian Swear Words

How do you curse in Slovenian? Every student of a foreign language eventually wants to learn some swear words. If nothing…

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…

Useful Slovenian Phrases for Your Next Trip to sLOVEnia

Whether you visit the Slovenian capital and other picturesque towns, or perhaps the mountains and beautiful lakes in summer, it…

Neighbourhoods and Locations in Ljubljana

Are you currently an expat living in Ljubljana? Do your Slovenian friends often ask where exactly you live in Ljubljana, and…

Learning a Second/Foreign Language

Learning a foreign or second language takes effort and time. But once you learn, it offers various opportunities and benefits.…

Slovenian Last Names: “Kako se pišeš?” (What is your last name?)

Slovenian last names have an interesting history of development through time. Last names (priimki) have arisen in the past from…

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…