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Lappish

[lap-ish] /ˈlæp ɪʃ/
noun
1.
Lapp (def 2).
adjective
2.
Also, Lappic. of, relating to, or characteristic of Lapland or the Lapps.
Origin of Lappish
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; Lapp + -ish1
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Lappish

/ˈlæpɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Lapps, a nomadic people living chiefly in N Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula of Russia, or their language
noun
2.
the language of this people, belonging to the Finno-Ugric family
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