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Albanian, Gheg
[aln] 7,180 in Slovenia (2003 UNSD). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (2000, Slovenian Ratification, ECRML). Alternate Names: Shqyp. Classification: Indo-European, Albanian, Gheg. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Croatian
[hrv] 72,300 in Slovenia (2003 UNSD). L2 users: 1,250,000 in Slovenia (European Commission 2012). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (2000, Slovenian Ratification, ECRML). Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, South, Western. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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German, Standard
[deu] 1,630 in Slovenia (2003 UNSD). L2 users: 861,000 in Slovenia (European Commission 2012). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (2000, Slovenian Ratification, ECRML). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Hungarian
[hun] Northeast, Pomursko Region, Hungary border. 8,700 in Slovenia (Laakso et al 2013). Status: 2 (Provincial). Statutory provincial language in Prekmurje region (1991, Constitution, Article 64). Alternate Names: Magyar. Classification: Uralic. Comments: Non-indigenous. Acknowledged as autochthonous (indigenous) communities and protected by the constitution.

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Italian
[ita] Obalno-kraska Region, Piran and Isola municipalities. 3,760 in Slovenia (2003 UNSD). Status: 2 (Provincial). Statutory provincial language in Istria (1991, Constitution, Article 64). Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Italo-Dalmatian. Comments: Acknowledged as autochthonous communities and protected by the constitution.

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Romani, Sinte
[rmo] 3,830 in Slovenia (2003 UNSD). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Statutory language of national identity (1991, Constitution, Article 65). Alternate Names: Romanes. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Intermediate Divisions, Western, Romani, Northern. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Slovene
[slv] Widespread. 1,910,000 in Slovenia (European Commission 2012). Total users in all countries: 2,075,410. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1991, Constitution, Article 11). Alternate Names: Slovenian, Slovenscina. Dialects: Lower Carniola, Upper Carniola, Stajerski, Primorski, Prekmurski. The literary dialect between the 2 main dialects is based on Dolenjsko. Dialects diverse. Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, South, Western.

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Slovene Sign Language
[ysl] Scattered. 1,000 in Slovenia (2014 Association of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Slovenia). 2,500–3,000 (2004 M. Debecv et al). 1,000 sign language users, 1,500 Deaf (2014 Association of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Slovenia). Status: 5 (Developing). Recognized language (2006, Law 96, Use of Slovene Sign Language, Section 1). Alternate Names: Slovenian Sign Language, Slovenski Znakovni Jezik, SZJ, Yugoslavian Sign Language. Classification: Sign language. Comments: Non-indigenous. 44 sign language interpreters (2014 EUD). Christian.

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