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Slovene Translations

POZENA’s professional human translations from Slovene to English and any other language or from English and any language into Slovene are reliably performed by formally qualified native-speaking translators, assuring their consistently high quality.

Why choose professional Slovene translations?


  • Slovene is the mother tongue of approximately 2.5 million people (about 0.03% of the world’s population), and is ranked outside the top 100 most spoken languages in the world by the number of native speakers.
  • Slovene is the official language of Slovenia. It is a recognized minority language in Italy, Austria and Hungary.
 
 

Cheapest Slovenian translation

Low cost with high quality

Professional Human Slovenian TranslationsRegular TranslationsExpress TranslationsCertified TranslationsSpecialist Subject Translations
net base rates per word of translation, GBP
Translations from English to Slovenianfrom GBP 0.07 we do not charge extra for express translation individual project pricing upon content analysisindividual project pricing upon content analysis
Translations from Slovenian to Englishfrom GBP 0.08
Translations from Slovenian to Another Languagefrom GBP 0.07
Translations from Another Language to Slovenianfrom GBP 0.08
Reviewed Translation (ISO17100 compliant)from +50% of base rate
DTP Feesfrom GBP 10 per page / GBP 30 per hour

POZENA’s professional Slovene translations

  • Assurance of professional quality
  • Business-class reliability
  • Translators who are native-speakers of Slovene
  • Translations for a broad range of industries and disciplines
  • Document translations of any type and format
  • Certified Slovene translations
  • Specialist translations and non-standard requirements
  • Translations from Slovene to English or any other language
  • Friendly and professional client service
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Slovene – basic information

  • Slovenščina is a member of the Slavic languages group (more specifically, it is a South Slavic language). It is descended from the proto-Slavic language through Old Church Slavonic. The oldest Slovene text, the Freising Manuscripts, date from the turn of the 10th century. Interestingly, this document is the oldest account of a Slavic language written in the Latin script. The literary standard began to develop in the second half of the 16th century. In the following centuries, due to the geopolitical situation, Slovene came under the influence of German and the Slavic languages, primarily Serbo-Croatian. At present, the Slovene language is regulated by the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
  • Slovene is considered to be the most dialectally diversified Slavic language. The small territory of Slovenia is home to as many as 46 dialects, which form seven dialectal groups. Such diversification has resulted from intensive language contacts (the area of what is now Slovenia used to be settled by members of four language groups: Slavic, Germanic, Romance and Ugro-Finnic) and the geographic conditions (Alpine valleys and forested areas hampered communication between inhabitants of various regions). These days, Slovene dialects are mutually intelligible. The western dialects are rich in Italian borrowings while the eastern dialects contain German loanwords.
  • Slovene is one of the EU’s official languages.
 

Specialist industry translations from and into Slovene

Certified translations

Legal translations

Translations for the energy sector

Military translations

Business translations

Marketing translations, localisation and copywriting

Translation of agreements and power of attorney

Translations of user guides and service manuals

Translations of technical documentation

Website translation

Translation of business offers and public tenders

Financial and Accounting translations

 

Basic words and phrases – English-Slovene mini dictionary

  • yes - da

  • no - ne

  • please - prosim

  • thank you - hvala

  • sorry - oprosti/oprostite

  • good morning - dobro jutro

  • good evening - dober večer

  • goodbye - nasvidenje

  • good night - lahko noč

  • hi - zdrávo

  • How are you? - Kako si?

  • good - dôbro

  • My name is… - Ime mi je…/Zovem se…

  • I don't understand - Ne razumem

  • I'm from the UK - Jaz sem iz Velike Britanije

 

Interesting facts

  • Like all Slavic languages, Slovene is highly inflectional. There are four grammatical tenses: future, present, past and pluperfect. Nouns and adjectives are declined for six cases, three numbers and three genders.
  • In addition to the singular and plural numbers, Slovene also features the dual number, regarded as a proto-Slavic relic, which is used to refer to two people or things. The dual number is marked on nouns, pronouns, adjectives and verbs.
  • New words in Slovene are coined on native roots. Even though this language has borrowed a substantial number of English words, some international words have not been adopted, and native coinages are commonly employed, e.g. zgoščenka (Eng. CD) and računalnik (Eng. computer).
  • The longest Slovene word is the 26-letter adjective dialektičnomaterialističen. It means dialectic-materialistic.