Standard Archaic Names
- January prosinec 'the month of asking', 'millet bread', '(sun) shining through'
- February svečan 'Candlemas', 'icicles'
- March sušec 'earth dry enough to be suitable for cultivation'
- April mali traven 'small grass'
- May veliki traven 'high grass'
- June rožnik 'flowers'
- July mali srpan 'small sickle'
- August veliki srpan 'large sickle'
- September kimovec 'nodding (wheat)'
- October vinotok 'wine flowing'
- November listopad 'falling leaves'
- December gruden 'biting (cold)'
However, multiple systems have been used in various Slovene-speaking regions, some of which were based on the names of saints (e.g., jurjevščak 'April', literally 'St. George's'), numbers (e.g., prvnik 'January', literally 'first'), or other features (e.g., vetrnik 'March', literally 'windy').
Read more about this topic: Slovene Months
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