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|Jeff Campagna|January 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Tito in Tovariši became a bestseller in Slovenia, but is available only in Slovene at the moment.
A group of Slovene boys, who worked on the Bessemer, picked on one of their number, and covered him with soap and American oaths.Steel|Charles Rumford Walker
The special Serb, Croat, and Slovene flags rank equally and may be freely hoisted on all occasions.The Russian Revolution; The Jugo-Slav Movement|Alexander Petrunkevitch, Samuel Northrup Harper, Frank Alfred Golder, Robert Joseph Kerner
He addressed himself to the men, of course in the Slovene language, as a fellow-countryman.
Most of the General's pieces—which are all in Slovene—treat of love and nature.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1|Henry Baerlein
He is charged with having removed the initialled papers from the Slovene claims and affixed them to the German claims.
British Dictionary definitions for slovene
adjective Also: Slovenian
- 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.