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Slovenian

[ sloh-vee-nee-uhn ]
/ sloʊˈvi ni ən /
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noun

one of a Slavic people dwelling in Slovenia.
a South Slavic language spoken in Slovenia.

adjective

of or relating to the Slovenians or Slovenia.

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Also Slo·vene [sloh-veen, sloh-veen] /sloʊˈvin, ˈsloʊ vin/ .

Origin of Slovenian

First recorded in 1880–85; from German Slowene, from Slovenian Slovệnec (noun), slovệnski (adjective), ultimately derivative of unattested Common Slavic slověninŭ Slav
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