Want To Learn Slovenian?
Slovenia, a country probably best known for its skiing and mountaineering destinations, is a European country that borders with Italy, Austria, Croatia, and Hungary. While being located between all these large and influential nations, Slovenia has kept its unique culture intact. One major part of the culture is the Slovenian language.
Slovenian, also known as Slovene, is a South Slavic language, which places it together with such languages as Serbian and Bulgarian. It is spoken widely and is an official language in Slovenia, but is recognized as a minority language in Austria and Italy. Altogether, there are around 2.5 million speakers of Slovenian. It is written with the Latin alphabet with some additional characters.
The Slovenian language uses 6 different noun cases, a common occurrence in Slavic languages. There are no articles used, though there is grammatical gender. Verbs are conjugated in three persons and three numbers, too. The general word order in Slovenian language is subject, object and, verb.
As a Slavic language, the principles you learn with Slovenian can also be applied to some extent with other Slavic family languages. These skills are very useful and can help people achieve polyglot status that bit easier. Otherwise, is you enjoy the mountainous landscape of Slovenia, then learning Slovenian is a good idea.