Saami


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Saa·mi

 (sä′mē)
n.
Variant of Sami.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Saami - a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeerSaami - a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
Lapland, Lappland - a region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
2.Saami - the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola PeninsulaSaami - the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
Lappic, Lappish - any of the languages spoken by the Lapps and generally assumed to be Uralic languages
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This means SAAMI chamber dimensions have some leeway.
While an etymological connection of verbs meaning die and fall is in itself possible, this etymology is difficult to combine with the fact that the original meaning of Saami *jame- 'die' is rather connected with numbness and stiffness.
The Saami (previously known as Laplanders) are an indigenous people who inhabit northern Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula in the Russian Federation--one people living across international boundaries.
300 AAC Blackout is designed specifically for function within the magazine-feeding geometry of the AR15 rifle and was commercially approved by SAAMI in 2011.
We came from that past just as much as the Saami do: it shaped our minds and bodies over millennia, and we still recognise it in our bones.
The livelihood of the Saami people is not as dependent on reindeer as it once was, but still plays a major part It would be a shame if a prospective new market was denied them on the basis of misunderstanding.
Watching the snowy world outside slide by sedately IS the show - wild peninsulas, towering bird cliffs (bring your binoculars), outcrops sacred to the indigenous Saami people and jagged mountains mean there's never a dull moment.
The clash erupted after Taliban attacked security forces in the limits of Daulatabad district, Said Ahmad Saami, police chief of Faryab province, told Afghan Islamic Press.
Bruce spends a week in the frighteningly remote Russian village of Nyukhcha, before going on to northern Norway to join up with reindeer herders from the Saami tribe, Europe's oldest indigenous people.
The other teams competing in Grande Prairie were Northwest Territories, Yukon, Russia's Yamal-Nenets, Greenland, Nunavut, Nunavik from Quebec, and Saami, which was comprised of athletes from the Scandinavian countries.
This is illustrated partly as a necessary "traditional" development for the sake of survival and strength, such as in the case of the Saami people of Norway, Sweden and Finland, who have had to cross borders in order to unite against years of discrimination.
Saadi Al-Taher, executive director of medical affairs at Riyadh's King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC) and Saami Al-Shalaan, director of public relations at the KAMC, were present to see off the twins - Hassan and Mahmoud - at the hospital.