HyperDic: folklore

English > 1 sense of the word folklore:
NOUNcognitionfolklorethe unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
folklore > pronunciation
Soundsfow'klao.r
Rhymesabhor ... Zocor: 121 rhymes with aor...
English > folklore: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture.
Category ofOberson(Middle Ages) the king of the fairies and husband of Titania in medieval folklore
Titania(Middle Ages) the queen of the fairies in medieval folklore
banshee, banshie(Irish folklore) a female spirit who wails to warn of impending death
dybbuk, dibbuk(Jewish folklore) a demon that enters the body of a living person and controls that body's behavior
elf, hob, gremlin, pixie, pixy, brownie, imp(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
goblin, hob, hobgoblin(folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
golem(Jewish folklore) an artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means
kelpy, kelpie(Scottish folklore) water spirit in the form of a horse that likes to drown its riders
lycanthropy(folklore) the magical ability of a person to assume the characteristics / characteristics of a wolf
ogre(folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings
peri(Persian folklore) a supernatural being descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until penance is done
troll(Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature / creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
vampire, lamia(folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the living
Partsfolktale, folk taleA tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk
Broaderlore, traditional knowledgeknowledge gained through tradition or anecdote
Spanishfolclore, folclor, folklore
Catalanfolklore

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