The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a wooden fishing or freight vessel propelled by sails and oars, widely used in the Far East. The kungas has a shallow draft and a load capacity from 3 to 50 tons.
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