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kangas

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈkɑŋːɑs]
  • Hyphenation: kan‧gas

Noun

kangas

  1. Cloth, fabric or textile (woven fabric).
  2. Material (cloth to be made into a garment).
  3. A soil type: firm, moraine ground covered with a relatively thin layer of organic topsoil called podsol; also kangasmaa.
  4. A forest type growing on such soil, predominantly coniferous; boreal forest; also kangasmetsä.

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