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Slovene
Slovenian
slovenski jezik, slovenščina
Pronunciation [sloˈʋenski ˈjɛzik], [sloˈʋenʃtʃina]
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
Indo-European
Dialects
Prekmurje dialect
Resian
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:
 Austria
 Hungary
 Italy
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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