Place Name SLOVAKIA

TYPE: Country
PRONOUNCED: slo-VAH-kee-ə (English), slo-VA-kee-ə (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From Slovak, the Slovak form of medieval Slavic slovene, referring to the tribe of the Slavs. This is the name of a country in central Europe.
VARIANTS: Slovenia (English), Slovenia (Norwegian), Slovenia (Finnish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Slovenija (Croatian), Slovensko, Slovinsko (Czech), Slovakiet, Slovenien (Danish), Slovaquie, Slovénie (French), Slowakei, Slowenien (German), Szlovákia (Hungarian), Slovenia (Italian), Słowacja (Polish), Slovenia (Romanian), Sloveniya (Russian), Slovenija (Serbian), Slovensko, Slovinsko (Slovak), Slovaška, Slovenija (Slovene), Eslovaquia (Spanish), Slovakien, Slovenien (Swedish)