Lappish


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Lapp

 (lăp)
n. Often Offensive
A Sami.

[Swedish, from Old Swedish lapper, piece, perhaps of Finnish origin.]

Lap′pish (lăp′ĭsh) adj.

Lappish

(ˈlæpɪʃ)
adj
1. (Peoples) of or relating to the Lapps, a nomadic people living chiefly in N Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula of Russia, or their language
2. (Languages) of or relating to the Lapps, a nomadic people living chiefly in N Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula of Russia, or their language
n
(Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lappish - any of the languages spoken by the Lapps and generally assumed to be Uralic languagesLappish - any of the languages spoken by the Lapps and generally assumed to be Uralic languages
Uralic, Uralic language - a family of Ural-Altaic languages
Lapp, Saame, Saami, Same, Sami - the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
Translations

Lappish

[ˈlæpɪʃ] N (Ling) → lapón m

Lappish

nLappländisch nt, → Lappisch nt

Lappish

[ˈlæpɪʃ]
1. adjLappone
2. n (language) → lappone m
References in periodicals archive ?
This village allows me to be myself," insists Juha, welling up with very genuine emotion as we discuss the special qualities of his Lappish snow kingdom.
Crucially, there are no TVs, newspapers or phones in rooms; this is a place to completely switch off: "This village allows me to be myself," insists Juha, welling up with very genuine emotion as we discuss the special qualities of his Lappish snow kingdom.
The acquisition is divided into the following sub-assemblies; - part a, Developing cooperation between lappish micro and small businesses, Public actors and educational institutions with similar japanese actors - part b, Promoting sales of lapland micro and small businesses in japan part a works in both lapland and japan.
Much of this accessible biography of Danish anthropologist Emilie Demant Hatt explores her complicated relationship with Johan Turi, a member of the Sami, an ethnic group in Lapland, and their literary and artistic collaborations, including An Account of the Sami in 1910 and Lappish Texts in 1918.
Kick start your Lappish journey by spending a day in Helsinki.
Heading towards the Swedish border, we drive an hour and a half south-east of Tromso to Camp Tamok, a Sami-run activity centre where people can enjoy traditional Lappish hospitality.
Demant Hatt edited another book of Turi's writings, Lappish Texts, and continued to write and lecture about the Sami in years to come, often taking a strong tone to praise the Sami way of life and to defend them against racist views, including the rising strain of racial biology ideology in Swedish anthropology.
Changes in Lappish reindeer herding in northern Finland caused by mechanization and motorization.
There's a little bit of England that goes Lappish each December too.
This year, the Seminar was organised on 3 May 2013 with title Musiikkikirjastojen uudet palvelut (New Services of Music Libaries), and the following presentations were given: "Music Bazaar and the Mashups of Library Network Services" by Jaska Jarvilehto; "PopuLapland: A Database for Lappish Popular Music" by Jouni Makinen; "Naxos Music Library and Mobile Services of NML Jazz" by Jarkko Rikkila; "Marketing an Information Service: Case for Personal Music Trainer" by Ilja Vesterinen; "A History of Progressive Rock: A Work-in-Progress Introduction to Aamunkoiton portit ' " by Matti Pajuniemi (see Publications).