- one of a Slavic people dwelling in Slovenia.
- a South Slavic language spoken in Slovenia.
- of or relating to the Slovenes or Slovene.
Origin of Slovene
Examples from the Web for slovene
The fact that his father is a Slovene and his mother is a Croat seems all too fitting.Half of This Bar Is in Slovenia, the Other Half Is in Croatia
January 6, 2014
Tito in Tovariši became a bestseller in Slovenia, but is available only in Slovene at the moment.Did Tito Kill Stalin? A New Book on the Theory
July 6, 2012
Most of the General's pieces—which are all in Slovene—treat of love and nature.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1
He addressed himself to the men, of course in the Slovene language, as a fellow-countryman.
Farther to the west is the Prekomurdje, that interesting Slovene district which extends for about 25 miles along the Mur.
He is charged with having removed the initialled papers from the Slovene claims and affixed them to the German claims.
It produced the greatest imaginable excitement amongst the Slovene clergy and people.The Religious Spirit of the Slavs (1916)
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Slovenia, its people, or their language
- Also: Slovenian a South Slavonic language spoken in Slovenia, closely related to Croatian
- a native or inhabitant of Slovenia
- a speaker of Slovene
Word Origin and History for slovene
Slavic people of Carinthia and Styria, 1883, from German Slowene, from Slovenec, the people's own name, originally literally "Slav." A survival of the old native designation of the Slavic people, cf. Old Church Slavonic Slovene. Related: Slovenian.