Definition of Sami in English:

Sami

Syllabification: Sa·mi
Pronunciation: /ˈsāmē
 
/
(also Saami /ˈsä-/, Same, or Saame)

noun

  • The Lapps of northern Scandinavia.
    More example sentences
    • The Sami of northern Scandinavia used the inner bark of Scots pines for food.
    • The Sami in northern Norway say that time is always coming rather than going.
    • In northern Scandinavia, many rights of the Sami peoples are respected vis-a-vis their traditional pursuits.

Origin

Lappish, of unknown origin.

Usage

See Lapp (usage).

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