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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.
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Lapp

(læp)
n
1. (Peoples) a member of a nomadic people living chiefly in N Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula of Russia
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
adj
3. (Peoples) of or relating to this people or their language
4. (Languages) of or relating to this people or their language
Usage: The indigenous people of Lapland prefer to be called Sami, although Lapp is still in widespread use
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Lapp

(læp)

n.
a member of a Finnic people of Lapland.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Lapp - a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeerLapp - 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.Lapp - the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola PeninsulaLapp - 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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Translations

Lapp

[læp]
A. ADJlapón
B. N
1.lapón/ona m/f
2. (Ling) → lapón m
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Lapp

[læp]
1. adjlappone
2. n (person) → lappone m/f; (language) → lappone m
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References in classic literature ?
He married a Lapp. I guess that's what's the matter with me; they say Lapp blood will out.'
There must be something mighty taking about the Lapp girls, though; mother says the Norwegians up North are always afraid their boys will run after them.'
`I don't know if she wore skins, but she was a Lapps all right, and his folks felt dreadful about it.
Itkonen, "Fellman's Ms." was a multilingual glossary of six Lapp dialects (Sompio, Kuolajarvi, Inari, Nuortijarvi, Utsjoki, and partly Enontekio), as well as of Olonets Karelian and Vepsian.
Lapp enjoys outsize influence thanks in part to recent changes to campaign finance legislation that allow political parties to raise more money, as long as parties spend the extra funds without any communication with the candidates.
Equally unusual was Lapp's decision to contact a reporter at a non-Amish newspaper, offering a copy of the publication.
This was one aspect of a Lapp's life which was found offensive to talk about, especially so soon after the crossing of the river, and Lars couldn't help feel the silence watch him shift and scratch and suck on his pipe.
Although the Indo-European languages of Scandinavia are unrelated to the Uralic languages that include Lapp, the Norse also knew the North Star as the "world nail" and imagined the world axis as a mythic cosmic ash tree.
Following the work of Smith and Lapp, the aim of this paper is to introduce a measure of RPV across a set of Greek agricultural commodities for the period 1962-1997 and to determine the relationship between macroeconomic variables and RPV using conventional econometric methods.
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Lapp said the company is expanding the basic categories it is already in, including quilts, bedspreads, shams, decorative pillows, throws and window treatments.
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