kangas

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kangas

  1. plural of kanga

Anagrams[edit]


Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kangas, from Germanic.

Noun[edit]

kangas

  1. cloth, fabric or textile (woven fabric)
  2. material (cloth to be made into a garment)
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kangas (Kotus type 41/vieras, nk-ng gradation)
nominative kangas kankaat
genitive kankaan kankaiden
kankaitten
partitive kangasta kankaita
illative kankaaseen kankaisiin
singular plural
nominative kangas kankaat
accusative nom. kangas kankaat
gen. kankaan
genitive kankaan kankaiden
kankaitten
partitive kangasta kankaita
inessive kankaassa kankaissa
elative kankaasta kankaista
illative kankaaseen kankaisiin
kankaihinrare
adessive kankaalla kankailla
ablative kankaalta kankailta
allative kankaalle kankaille
essive kankaana kankaina
translative kankaaksi kankaiksi
instructive kankain
abessive kankaatta kankaitta
comitative kankaineen

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kangas, from Proto-Germanic *gangaz (way, passage), boreal forests being easily passable. Possibly a doublet with kankare.

Noun[edit]

kangas

  1. A soil type: firm, moraine ground covered with a relatively thin layer of organic topsoil called podsol; also kangasmaa.
  2. A forest type growing on such soil, predominantly coniferous; boreal forest; also kangasmetsä.
Declension[edit]
Inflection of kangas (Kotus type 41/vieras, nk-ng gradation)
nominative kangas kankaat
genitive kankaan kankaiden
kankaitten
partitive kangasta kankaita
illative kankaaseen kankaisiin
singular plural
nominative kangas kankaat
accusative nom. kangas kankaat
gen. kankaan
genitive kankaan kankaiden
kankaitten
partitive kangasta kankaita
inessive kankaassa kankaissa
elative kankaasta kankaista
illative kankaaseen kankaisiin
kankaihinrare
adessive kankaalla kankailla
ablative kankaalta kankailta
allative kankaalle kankaille
essive kankaana kankaina
translative kankaaksi kankaiksi
instructive kankain
abessive kankaatta kankaitta
comitative kankaineen
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