Sami meaning

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A member of a people of nomadic herding tradition in northern Norway, Sweden, and Finland, and in the Kola Peninsula of Russia.
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Any of the Uralic languages of the Sami.
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Relating to the Sami people of northern Scandinavia, or the Sami languages.
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A male given name.
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A member of the nomadic people of Lapland.
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Any of the languages of the Sami.
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Origin of sami

  • Sami from earlier Sabme probably akin to Finnish Suomi Finn, Finnish

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Sámi, from one of the Sami languages.

    From Wiktionary

  • Arabic سامي (Sāmiyy) "exalted".

    From Wiktionary