folklora

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Latvian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English folklore, itself a compound of folk and lore, imitating German terms like Volkslehre (people's customs, ethnology).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

folklora f (4th declension)

  1. folklore (tales, legends and other oral tradition items of a given population or ethnic group)
    folkloras teicējsfolk storyteller (lit. folklore sayer)
    vākt folkloras materiālusto collect folklore materials
    folkloras krātuvesfolklore repository
    folkloras tulkojumifolklore translations
    tautas gara mantām, folklorai Gorkijs palika uzticīgs visu mūžuGorky remained all his life faithful to the peoples spiritual riches, to (their) folklore
    jau ilgi pirms nošu rakstības pastāvēja ļoti daudzveidīga mūzikas folkloralong before music notation there already was very diverse musical folklore

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