kangas

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See also: Kangas and kängas

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kangas

  1. plural of kanga

Anagrams[edit]


Finnish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑŋːɑs/, [ˈkɑŋːɑs̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋːɑs
  • Syllabification: kan‧gas

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kangas, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *gangaz (warp?).

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
Possessive forms of kangas (type vieras)
possessor singular plural
1st person kankaani kankaamme
2nd person kankaasi kankaanne
3rd person kankaansa
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kangas, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *gangaz (way, passage) (compare German Gang), boreal forests being easily passable.

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
Possessive forms of kangas (type vieras)
possessor singular plural
1st person kankaani kankaamme
2nd person kankaasi kankaanne
3rd person kankaansa
Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Ingrian[edit]

Kangas (1).

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kangas. Cognates include Finnish kangas and Estonian kangas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Ala-Luakaa) IPA(key): /ˈkɑŋɡəs/
  • (Soikkola) IPA(key): /ˈkɑŋkɑs/ (phonemic spelling: kankas)
  • (Ylä-Laukaa) IPA(key): /ˈkɑŋɡɑʃ/ (phonemic spelling: kangaš)
  • Hyphenation: kan‧gas

Noun[edit]

kangas (genitive kangaan, partitive kangasta)

  1. fabric, cloth
  2. a type of soil, consisting of moraine ground covered by podzol
  3. a type of forest growing on such soil

Declension[edit]

Declension of kangas (type 2/patsas, nk-ng gradation)
singular plural
nominative kangas kankaat
genitive kankaan kankain
partitive kangasta,
kangast
kankaita
illative kankaasse kankaisse
inessive kankaas kankais
elative kankaast kankaist
allative kankaalle kankaille
adessive kankaal kankail
ablative kankaalt kankailt
translative kankaaks kankaiks
essive kankaanna,
kankaan
kankainna,
kankain
exessive1) kankaant kankaint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)

References[edit]

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 53
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 133

Karelian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kangas

  1. fabric

Declension[edit]