Folklore

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See also: folklore and folk-lore

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From English folklore with a spelling pronunciation.

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Folklore f (genitive Folklore, plural Folkloren)

  1. popular tales, music, festivals, clothing, etc.; old traditions and customs; folklore

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  • The word often, though not always, has a negative ring to it, implying the artificial perpetuation of customs or even their mere imitation or re-enactment. More positive words are Tradition and Brauchtum.

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