folkmusiikki

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English folk music

Noun[edit]

folkmusiikki

  1. folk music (contemporary music in the style of traditional folk music)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This term is primarily used of North American or North American -style folk music. Contemporary music based on other folk music traditions is usually called etnomusiikki or it may referred to with the all-encompassing term maailmanmusiikki (world music).