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See also: novak
- nov (“new”), for "newcomer to the village".
- novina (“new arable land”), as an occupational surname for people who used the slash-and-burn method to create new arable land. Derived in a similar way: Novinec.
Novák m anim (genitive Nováka)
- A surname. By statistics, it's the most common surname in Slovenia.