a community where communication is solely by spoken word; a culture cultivated and transmitted only through spoken word
[aw-rey-lee, oh-rey-] /ɔˈreɪ li, oʊˈreɪ-/ noun, Ecclesiastical. 1. (def 2).
- Oral fixation
noun a desire to have or put something in one’s mouth, as in infants; a condition requiring stimulation of the mouth Word Origin coined by Sigmund Freud
[awr-uh l-fawr-myuh-ley-ik, ohr-uh l-] /ˈɔr əlˌfɔr myəˈleɪ ɪk, ˈoʊr əl-/ adjective 1. noting or pertaining to poetry of an earlier spoken tradition, as the Iliad, that uses formulas to aid its continued expression.
noun 1. information of historical or sociological importance obtained usually by tape-recorded interviews with persons whose experiences and memories are representative or whose lives have been of special significance. 2. a book, article, recording, or transcription of such information. noun 1. the memories of living people about events or social conditions which they experienced in […]