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folklore

See also: 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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folklore m (plural folklores)

  1. folklore

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