Europe in Northern Sami

Eurohpá (Europe) in Davvisámegiella (Northern Sami), by Jordan Engel
Eurohpá (Europe) in Davvisámegiella (Northern Sami), by Jordan Engel

The Sámi are the indigenous people of Scandinavia, and one of the few indigenous peoples left in Europe today. Considered to be an endangered language by UNESCO, Davvisámegiella (Northern Sami) is the most widely spoken of all the Sámi languages, with between 20,000 and 30,000 speakers. Sápmi, the Sámi homelands, comprises a large area spanning Ruoŧŧa (Sweden), Suopma (Finland), Norga (Norway), and Ruošša (Russia).

The Sami Languages: 1. Åarjelsaemien gïele (Southern Sami) 2. Ubmejensámien giella (Ume Sami) 3. Bidumsámegiella (Pite Sami) 4. julevsámegiella (Lule Sami) 5. davvisámegiella (Northern Sami) 6. sääˊmǩiõll (Skolt Sami) 7. anarâškielâ (Inari Sami) 8. Kiillt saam' kiill (Kilden Sami) 9. saa´mekiill (Ter Sami)
The Sami Languages: 1. Åarjelsaemien gïele (Southern Sami) 2. Ubmejensámien giella (Ume Sami) 3. Bidumsámegiella (Pite Sami) 4. Julevsámegiella (Lule Sami) 5. Davvisámegiella (Northern Sami) 6. SääˊMǩiõll (Skolt Sami) 7. Anarâškielâ (Inari Sami) 8. Kiillt Saam’ Kiill (Kilden Sami) 9. Saa´Mekiill (Ter Sami)
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