Folk-linguistics



noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
speculation and popular views about language.

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    [fohk-lawr, -lohr] /ˈfoʊkˌlɔr, -ˌloʊr/ noun 1. the traditional beliefs, legends, customs, etc., of a people; of a people. 2. the study of such lore. 3. a body of widely held but false or unsubstantiated beliefs. /ˈfəʊkˌlɔː/ noun 1. the unwritten literature of a people as expressed in folk tales, proverbs, riddles, songs, etc 2. the […]

  • Folkloric

    [fohk-lawr-ik, -lohr-] /ˈfoʊkˌlɔr ɪk, -ˌloʊr-/ adjective 1. based on or resembling : folkloric music. adj. 1883, from folklore + -ic.



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    [fohk-lawr-i-koh, -lohr-] /foʊkˈlɔr ɪ koʊ, -ˈloʊr-/ noun 1. Mexican folk dancing, especially a program or repertoire of such dances. adjective 2. containing, using, or performing folklorico: a visiting folklorico dance troupe.

  • Folklorist

    [fohk-lawr, -lohr] /ˈfoʊkˌlɔr, -ˌloʊr/ noun 1. the traditional beliefs, legends, customs, etc., of a people; of a people. 2. the study of such lore. 3. a body of widely held but false or unsubstantiated beliefs. /ˈfəʊkˌlɔː/ noun 1. the unwritten literature of a people as expressed in folk tales, proverbs, riddles, songs, etc 2. the […]



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