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Sami

Sami

See also: sami, sámi, sâmi, sa'mi, and sami-

English

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Noun

Sami (plural Sami or Samis)

  1. A member of an indigenous Finno-Ugric people of Lapland.
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Proper noun

Sami (plural Samis)

  1. The Saami people, collectively.
  2. (countable) Any of the languages of the Sami.
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Adjective

Sami (not comparable)

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

From Arabic سَامِيّ (sāmiyy, exalted).

Proper noun

Sami

  1. A male given name.

Etymology 3

From Samantha.

Proper noun

Sami (plural Samis)

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Samantha.

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Finnish

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

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

Proper noun

Sami

  1. A male given name.
    • 2014 Antti Holma, Järjestäjä, Otava, ISBN 978-951-27976-1, page 46:
      Daniel hänen nimensä oli. Tietenkin. Ei hän olisi voinut olla Jani tai Sami. Janit ovat kännykkäkaupassa töissä. Samitkin ovat kännykkäkaupassa töissä, mutta esimiesasemassa.

Declension

Inflection of Sami (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Sami Samit
genitive Samin Samien
partitive Samia Sameja
illative Samiin Sameihin
singular plural
nominative Sami Samit
accusative nom. Sami Samit
gen. Samin
genitive Samin Samien
partitive Samia Sameja
inessive Samissa Sameissa
elative Samista Sameista
illative Samiin Sameihin
adessive Samilla Sameilla
ablative Samilta Sameilta
allative Samille Sameille
essive Samina Sameina
translative Samiksi Sameiksi
instructive Samein
abessive Samitta Sameitta
comitative Sameineen

Usage notes

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

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sami

sami

See also: Sami, sámi, sâmi, sa'mi, and sami-

Japanese

Romanization

sami

  1. rōmaji reading of さみ

Krisa

Noun

sami

  1. a man's father-in-law, his wife's father
  2. a woman's mother-in-law, her husband's mother

Latvian

Noun

sami m

  1. nominative plural form of sams
  2. vocative plural form of sams

Portuguese

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Noun

sami m f (plural sami)

  1. Saami; Lapp (member of nomadic people of Lapland)

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Adjective

sami (plural sami, comparable)

  1. of or relating to the Saami people

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