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Synonyms for Sami

a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer

the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula

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My research powerfully pointed to the need to analyze Lenape and Saami agency in order to understand these encounters, leading to a process that challenged previous interpretations.
For example, Johannes Tornaeus, pastor in one of the northernmost administrative regions in Sweden, called Lappmarks, described Saami clothing in the following manner: "all Lapps use the same kind of clothing....
The name "Lapp" indicates that she was a person of Saami origin.
Saami people lived in dispersed villages throughout the Scandinavian Peninsula and extending into the present states of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia.
In this article I will examine the contemporary situation that has evolved alongside the Kola Saami lexicography.
In my research I also used the Saami archives and libraries of the Murmansk region.
Contemporary Kola Saami lexicography: Dictionaries of the language
Contemporary Kola Saami lexicography is represented by three bilingual dictionaries: two Saami-Russian dictionaries (CPC 1985; AHTOHOBa 2014), and a Saami-Russian and Russian-Saami dictionary (KepT 1986).
The layout and presentation of the book is clear and familiar for those acquainted with other recent pedagogical Saami dictionaries published in Sweden (e.g.
In Ume Saami, there are two suffixes marking the accusative singular of nouns, -b and -v.
In the Swedish-Ume Saami section, a Swedish lemma is followed by word class, Ume Saami translation(s) and morphological information for the Ume Saami translation (where relevant).
A current trend in Saami lexicography is the making of dictionaries available as apps for phones and tablets.
In Kautokeino most of the Saami are reindeer herders.
The fourth part, by far the longest, discusses the problems that state regulation and intervention have created for reindeer pastoralism and Saami identity.
Moreover, Paine fails to discuss Saami issues in Sweden, Finland, and Russia.