Can you talk about family and family members in Slovenian? If you plan to converse with the locals, learning the best terms to describe each family member is a must. Today, we will walk you through the easiest words to use to expand your vocab in this language. Keep reading below!
Slovenian people are close to their cultural values and thus tend to prioritize their family values. The older people are respected and given importance in a Slovenian family. In fact, it is not usual for families to send their older family members to retirement homes like in the U.S. Slovenian people know that the family is important, and thus they're often serious about it.
For instance, the family feast on Christmas in Slovenia is usually hosted by the eldest member of the family. This is done to give them a tribute and respect for their status and fulfillment of responsibilities.
Here is a list of some Slovenian vocabulary for family to help you talk about family members and relatives in Slovenian.
|Slovenian Words||English Translations|
|Velika Babica||Great Grand-Mother|
|Brat In Sestra||Sibling|
|Veliki Dedki||Great Grand-Fathers|
|Bratje In Sestre||Siblings|
Other than learning about Slovenian vocabulary for family. Let's dig deeper and look at the statistics, it has been noticed that the number of families in Slovenia has increased by 20,000. There are around 2.41 members of the total Slovenian population who are living with their families (including around 1.56 children).
The number of private and special households in Slovenia differs as well. The private houses are giving accommodation to 859,782 individuals which make up 98% of the total population. The in-group and special households are providing accommodation to around 682 individuals, thus making up 2% of the total population.
There is a higher trend of having a single/nuclear family in Slovenia as compared to the joint families. There is also a trend of having same-sex families in Slovenia. Very few families are having children which are around 203 families do not own children.
Now that you've learned about Slovenian vocabulary for family, let's look at this quick guide to the most important phrases including both questions and answers to help you talk about family in Slovenian.
|English Translations||Slovenian Statements|
|Who is this?||Kdo je to?|
|This is my uncle.||To je moj stric.|
|Who is he?||Kdo je on?|
|He is my brother.||On je moj brat.|
|Whom do you love the most?||koga imaš najraje?|
|I love my wife the most.||Najraje imam svojo ženo.|
|I love my mother the most.||Najraje imam svojo mamo.|
|How many siblings do you have?||Koliko bratov in sester imaš?|
|I have 6 siblings.||Imam 6 bratov in sester.|
|What birth order do you have?||Kakšen vrstni red rojstva imaš?|
|I am the first born child.||Sem prvorojeni otrok.|
|I am the middle child.||Jaz sem srednji otrok.|
|I am the youngest son.||Jaz sem najmlajši sin.|
|I have the best mom in the world.||Imam najboljšo mamo na svetu.|
|My mother will do absolutely everything for me.||Moja mama bo naredila popolnoma vse zame.|
|I love my family.||Rad imam svojo družino.|
|We have always lived in a joint-family system.||Vedno smo živeli v skupnem družinskem sistemu.|
|What is your family tyep?||Kakšen je vaš družinski tip?|
|Do you like your family?||Ali vam je všeč vaša družina?|
|How many kids do you have?||Koliko otrok imaš?|
|How many children do you want?||Koliko otrok si želiš?|
|Do you have any son?||imaš kakšnega sina?|
|Do you have a daughter?||imaš hčerko?|
|Will you be my wife?||Boš moja žena?|
|Will you marry me?||Se boš poročil z mano?|
|Let's start a family together.||Skupaj si ustvarimo družino.|
|I want to make a home with you.||Želim si ustvariti dom s tabo.|
|My mum would love you so much.||Moja mama bi te tako imela rada.|
|I only believe in love marriage.||Verjamem samo v ljubezensko poroko.|
|We only do arranged marriages in our families.||V naši družini sklepamo le dogovorjeno poroko.|
|Would you like to live with your family-in-law?||Bi radi živeli s svojo družino?|
|No, I would prefer to live with my husband only.||Ne, raje bi živela samo z možem.|
|Yes, I'd love to have a joined family.||Da, rad bi imel združeno družino.|
|My family is extremely pleasant.||Moja družina je izjemno prijetna.|
|In Slovenia, we always have family dinners||V Sloveniji imamo vedno družinske večerje|
|I should invite you over for a feast with my family.||Moral bi te povabiti na pogostitev z mojo družino.|
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