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slovenski jezik, slovenščina
Native to Slovenia, Italy (in Friuli Venezia Giulia), Austria (in Carinthia and Styria), Hungary (in Vas); emigrant communities in various countries
Native speakers 2.5 million  (date missing)
Language family
Prekmurje dialect
approx. 32 unstandardised dialects
Writing system Latin (Slovene alphabet)
Slovene Braille
Official status
Official language in  Slovenia
 European Union
Regional or local official language in
Recognised minority language in
Regulated by Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Linguasphere 53-AAA-f (51 varieties)
Idioma esloveno.png
Slovene-speaking areas

Slovene (or Slovenian) is a language. It is the official language of Slovenia.

More than two million people speak Slovene. It is a Slavic language, written for more than 1000 years.

It is one of the official languages in the EU. The alphabet is almost like the English alphabet.

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