folklore

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EtymologyEdit

From folk +‎ lore, coined in 1846 by William Thoms to replace terms such as "popular antiquities". Thoms imitated German terms such as Volklehre ‎(people's customs) and Volksüberlieferung ("popular tradition"). Compare also West Frisian folkloare ‎(folklore).

NounEdit

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folklore ‎(countable and uncountable, plural folklores)

  1. The tales, legends and superstitions of a particular ethnic population.

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folklore m ‎(uncountable)

  1. folklore

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English folklore, from folk + lore.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɔlkloːrə/, [fʌlɡ̊ˈloːɐ], [fʌlˈkʰloːɐ]

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folklore c (singular definite folkloren, not used in plural form)

  1. folklore

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FrenchEdit

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folklore m ‎(plural folklores)

  1. folklore

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folklore m ‎(plural folklores)

  1. folklore
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