pl. -·mi or -·mis
Lapp: for those in this ethnic group, now the preferred term
Origin of SamiLapp
nounpl. Sami or Sa·mis or Saami or Saa·mis
- A member of a people of nomadic herding tradition in northern Norway, Sweden, and Finland, and in the Kola Peninsula of Russia.
- Any of the Uralic languages of the Sami.
Origin of SamiSami, from earlier Sabme; probably akin to Finnish Suomi, Finn, Finnish.
- Any of the languages of the Sami.
- Relating to the Sami people of northern Scandinavia, or the Sami languages.
From SÃ¡mi, from one of the Sami languages.
- A male given name.
Arabic Ø³Ø§Ù…ÙŠ (SÄmiyy) "exalted".