Definition of Kalevala in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkäləˈvälə/
A collection of Finnish legends transmitted orally until published in the 19th century, and now regarded as the Finnish national epic.


Of Karelian origin.

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Syllabification: Ka·le·va·la

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