Lapp


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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.

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

Lapp

(læp)

n.
a member of a Finnic people of Lapland.
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
Translations

Lapp

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

Lapp

[læp]
1. adjlappone
2. n (person) → lappone m/f; (language) → lappone m
References in classic literature ?
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.
Working anti-clockwise from the north-west part of the plan, there is the silversmith's workshop, then the main sales area for Lappish crafts, a row of smaller craft workshops, the cafe and, at the south-eastern termination, the Lavvu, the auditorium which is the seat of the Lapp Parliament.
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Although he welcomes the shelter and services provided, De Lapp said life indoors isn't the end-all.
Olflex and Contact have made the perfect connection by uniting to form Lapp USA.