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Table 8 Soil type and bed rock related set of Csángó habitat terms, their meanings and English equivalents (literal translations of names are given in parentheses)

From: Multidimensionality and scale in a landscape ethnoecological partitioning of a mountainous landscape (Gyimes, Eastern Carpathians, Romania)

Csángó habitat names Meanings and English equivalents
kő, szikla 2,3 Boulder, rock (the same)
kőpóc 3 Small grassland patches on flat rock surfaces on rock cliffs (rock shelf)
köves hely 2,3 Rocky area with open vegetation (stony place)
palaköves 2 Place with slates (the same)
fehér kő, mészkő 2,3 Limestone (white rock, limestone)
kőcsúszásos hely 2 Scree (place where rocks slide)
kavicsos hely 2 Area with gravel (gravelly place)
agyagos hely 2 Area with loamy soils (loamy place)
nyirkos hely 3 A damp area often under trees (damp place)
iszapos hely 2 Area with muddy soils (muddy place)
homokos hely 2 Sandy soils (sandy place)
lágy / nedves hely 3 ‘Soils’ of wetlands (soft / damp place)
erős, szikár, szikonyos 1,2 Area with dry soils (strong place / barren / ?)
kövér, zsíros hely 1,2 Nutrient rich area (fat place)
sovány, silány hely 1,2 Nutrient poor area (thin place)
  1. Superscripts indicate scale: 1macrohabitat; 2mesohabitat; 3microhabitat.