Slovene Vocabulary

The Slovene vocabulary is the backbone for learning. Below we picked 70% of the most commonly used words. Therefore memorizing them will give you a 70% boost in the language. This is the smarter way of online learning. Learn only what you need. We start with commonly used numbers.

One: ena  Audio Two: dva  Audio Three: tri  Audio
Four: štiri  Audio Five: pet  Audio Six: šest  Audio
Seven: sedem  Audio Eight: osem  Audio Nine: devet  Audio
Ten: deset  Audio First: prvi  Audio Second: drugi  Audio

Time Expressions

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: ponedeljek  Audio Tuesday: torek  Audio Wednesday: sreda  Audio
Thursday: četrtek  Audio Friday: petek  Audio Saturday: sobota  Audio
Sunday: nedelja  Audio Now: zdaj  Audio Yesterday: včeraj  Audio
Today: danes  Audio Tonight: nocoj  Audio Tomorrow: jutri  Audio

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Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: sadje  Audio Apples: jabolka  Audio
Bananas: banane  Audio Tomatoes: paradižnik  Audio
Potatoes: krompir  Audio Onions: čebula  Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: rdeča  Audio Green: zelena  Audio Blue: modra  Audio
White: bela  Audio Black: črna  Audio Grey: siva  Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: zajtrk  Audio Lunch: kosilo  Audio
Dinner: večerja  Audio Milk: mleko  Audio
Coffee: kava  Audio Bread: kruh  Audio

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Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: sončno  Audio Windy: vetrovno  Audio Rainy: deževno  Audio
Snowy: sneženo  Audio Cold: mrzlo  Audio Hot: vroče  Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: fant  Audio Girl: dekle  Audio
Son: sin  Audio Daughter: hči  Audio
Brother: brat  Audio Sister: sestra  Audio
Man: moški  Audio Woman: ženska  Audio
Father: oče  Audio Mother: mati  Audio
Grandfather: dedek  Audio Grandmother: babica  Audio

Locations in the house which are talked about more during the day:

House: hiša  Audio Toilet: stranišče  Audio Room: soba  Audio
Bedroom: spalnica  Audio Kitchen: kuhinja  Audio Table: tabela  Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: mačka  Audio Dog: pes  Audio Mouse: miš  Audio
Bird: ptič  Audio Cow: krava  Audio Horse: konj  Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: nogavice  Audio Shoes: čevlji  Audio Trousers: hlače  Audio
Shirt: srajca  Audio Sweater: jopica  Audio Coat: plašč  Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: angleščina  Audio French: francoščina  Audio German: nemščina  Audio
Spanish: španščina  Audio Italian: italijanščina  Audio Portuguese: portugalščina  Audio
Greek: grščina  Audio Russian: ruščina  Audio Arabic: arabščina  Audio
Hindi: hindujščina  Audio Chinese: kitajščina  Audio Japanese: japonščina  Audio


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Travel Vocabulary

Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: taksi  Audio Bus: avtobus  Audio
Hotel: hotel  Audio Reservation: rezervacija  Audio
Airport: letališče  Audio Passport: potni list  Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: študent  Audio Teacher: učitelj  Audio Pen: pero  Audio
Books: knjige  Audio Page: stran   Audio Dictionary: slovar  Audio

Body parts which are talked about more often:

Hand: roka  Audio Feet: noge  Audio Hair: lasje  Audio
Eye: oko  Audio Mouth: usta  Audio Nose: nos  Audio

Emergency vocabulary to ask for help or offer help when needed:

Ambulance: rešilec  Audio Doctor: zdravnik  Audio
Hospital: bolnišnica  Audio Pharmacy: lekarna  Audio
Police: policija  Audio Stomach Ache: bolečine v trebuhu  Audio

As you can see, this Slovene vocabulary is something you will need every day. You can use our Vocabulary Trainer to help you memorize these words.

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Did you know? People use only a small amount of their vocabulary on a daily basis. The rest of the words are either unused or not used often.