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The Neuter Nouns – Exceptions

The regular neuter nouns in Slovenian (ending with an -o or -e) have an ending –i in dual and –a…

Confusingly Similar Slovenian Words

Have you ever been confused about some Slovenian words that look very similar at first glance, but have a completely…

Plural Nouns in Slovenian

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

Easter in Slovenia

Spring is finally coming and so is Eastertime, which is mostly a time for painting Easter eggs which we all…

February Celebrations in Slovenia: Shrovetide and Valentine’s Day

After a more or less sleepy January, things pick up in February – a month of Shrovetide celebrations, carnivals, parades,…

New Year’s Lucky Charms and Traditional Festive Customs in December in Slovenia

The most joyful month of the year is here again, and like every year this is the time for presents,…

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…

Slovenian Proverbs and Sayings

»The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.« Francis Bacon In one of my previous…

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…