Place Name SLOVENIA

TYPE: Country
PRONOUNCED: slo-VEE-nee-ə (English), zlo-VE-nya (Italian), slo-VE-nee-a (Romanian)  [details]

Meaning & History

From Slovene, the language of the Slovenes, derived from the medieval Slavic tribal name slovene meaning "Slavs". This is the name of a country in central Europe.
VARIANTS: Slovakia (English), Slovakia (Norwegian), Slovakia (Finnish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Slovenija (Croatian), Slovensko, Slovinsko (Czech), Slovakiet, Slovenien (Danish), Slovaquie, Slovénie (French), Slowakei, Slowenien (German), Szlovákia (Hungarian), Słowacja (Polish), Sloveniya (Russian), Slovenija (Serbian), Slovensko, Slovinsko (Slovak), Slovaška, Slovenija (Slovene), Eslovaquia (Spanish), Slovakien, Slovenien (Swedish)
Entry updated December 8, 2017