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.
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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
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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
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Translations

Lappish

[ˈlæpɪʃ] N (Ling) → lapón m
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Lappish

nLappländisch nt, → Lappisch nt
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Lappish

[ˈlæpɪʃ]
1. adjLappone
2. n (language) → lappone m
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References in periodicals archive ?
2 Autumn Aurora hunting in Finnish Lapland - from PS995 pp with The Aurora Zone Scientifically, autumn is an excellent time to see the Aurora and this three-night trip is designed to make the most of the season, with activities including a guided forest walk, wilderness night walk, Aurora hunt by car and the chance to gain insight into traditional Lappish culture with reindeer and husky experiences.
Return to log-cabin cosiness for seasonal gastronomy that's a true trip highlight, with all-inclusive, multi-course dining based on local ingredients, from open sandwiches to Lappish soups and ultra-fresh smoked salmon, in between indulgent afternoon teas.
Some who need help today may also come from remote areas within Sweden, and some may belong to the small group of the Saami or Lappish indigenous people of Sweden and the neighbouring countries; the discrimination of them is now almost gone, but it was high time.
The Lappish city celebrates the annual holiday 365 days a year, even when the sun refuses to go down in their eternal 24-hour sunshine of th e summer.
truffles in Istria, Croatia Get a snapshot of the Lappish cabin lifestyle by joining a storytelling excursion from Alta.
truffles in Croatia Get a snapshot of the Lappish cabin lifestyle by joining a storytelling excursion from Alta.
GET a taste for Lappish food - restaurants are big on fresh forest ingredients such as berries, mushrooms, lichen and reindeer.
Changes in Lappish reindeer herding in northern Finland caused by mechanization and motorization.
"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.