HyperDic: folk_tale

English > 1 sense of the expression folk tale:
NOUNcommunicationfolk tale, folktalea tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk
English > folk tale: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk.
Synonymfolktale
Category offlying carpet(Asian folktale) an imaginary carpet that will fly people anywhere they wish / wish to go
InstancesArabian Nights' Entertainment, Arabian Nights, Thousand and One NightsA collection of folktales in Arabic dating from the 10th century
Part offolkloreThe unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
Broadernarrative, narration, story, taleA message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events
Spanishfábula, leyenda, rondalla
Catalanconte popular

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