Sami

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Sámi, from one of the Sami languages.

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Sami (plural Sami or Samis)

  1. A member of the nomadic people of Lapland.
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Sami

  1. Any of the languages of the Sami.
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Sami (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the Sami people of northern Scandinavia, or the Sami languages.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Arabic سامي (Sāmiyy) "exalted".

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Sami

  1. A male given name.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A diminutive of Samuel and Samuli, with formal given name status since the latter half of the 20th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɑmi/
  • Hyphenation: Sa‧mi

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Sami

  1. A male given name.

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  • Popular in Finland in the 1970s and the 1980s.

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