English to Slovenian Translation

Population: Of a population of approximately 3.6 million in 2005, 968,000 had access to the Internet.

Search engines: http://www.slowwwenia.com/default.asphttp://www.raziskovalec.comhttp://www.najdi.si,http://www.matkurja.com/si/katalog, http://www.google.com/intl/sl

Character Encodings:

Language Code: sl

Charset: iso-8859-16

Geographical Location: A total of 22 million people speak Slovenian in Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia.

Literacy Rate: 99.7%

Dialects: Slovenian is an extremely varied language with many dialects that are mainly mutually intelligible. Linguists agree that there are about 48 dialects. This makes Slovenian one of the most diverse languages in the world. There are seven dialect bases and then different dialects within each group. A speaker of one dialect may have difficult in understanding a speaker of another, particularly if they belong to different regional groups. Standard Slovenian is used by convention.

Currency: In Slovenia, the currency in use is the Slovenian tolar, (SIT), which is divided into one hundred stotins.

Language Tips: As well as singular and plural, Slovenian also has a separate form of every noun used when there are two items. There are six grammatical cases in Slovenian and three genders. In Slovenian, definiteness isn’t expressed by an article (a, the) but the words are formed differently. Slovene verbs differentiate between incomplete and completed actions. Pronouns are generally only used for emphasis. The Roman alphabet with additional letters is used in Slovenian.

On a typical business card: Business cards are commonly used in Slovenia. They should show professional and academic titles. Addresses can often be left in English. However, city and country names should be translated if the Slovenian equivalent differs from English. When writing addresses in the USA, you should keep the initials “USA”.

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