1. a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
  2. the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
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How To Use Saami In A Sentence

  • For those who buy into Nostratic or Indo-Uralic there's a possible cognate in Uralic, *t, which is used to form participles and infinitives in Finnic, Saami, Ob-Ugrian, and Samoyedic. The PIE *to-participle in my subjective-objective model
  • As a Saami herder fed one plump animal, the Governor General wanted to know what reindeers usually eat.
  • It is obvious that the reindeer herding is the basis of the Saami culture here and other subsistence activities that are related to the nature, such as picking cloudberries or ptarmigan hunting. Sapmi~ the communities of Purnumukka, Ochejohka, and Nuorgam climate change case study
  • Saami women went from monolingualism in Saami to monolingualism in Norwegian in a very short period of time without much of a period of transitional bilingualism.
  • According to a survey done in 1860 at least one person in the sixteen families living in the village at that time was trilingual in Finnish, Saami, and Norwegian, although the first language of all the households was Saami.
  • Shoes Around the World is a book about the many different types of shoes found around the world, including babouches from Morocco, klompen from Holland, lotus shoes from China, Saami reindeer boots from Lapland, and sandals from Africa.
  • Saami women had their own brands to mark their own reindeer, the power to decide how their reindeer were to be cared for, as well as the right to divide their own estate at death.
  • In Chapter 3, the situations of indigenous tertiary education in Mainland China, Maori in New Zealand, Canada, and Saami had been analyzed respectively and compared to draw up conclusions.
  • Saami languages, being of the Finno-Ugric family, are agglutinative, creating words by linear concatenation of morphemes.
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