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Meaning of FOLKTALE

Pronunciation:  f'owkt`eyl

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk
 

FOLKTALE is a 8 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: folk tale
 
 See Also: Arabian Nights, Arabian Nights' Entertainment, folklore, narration, narrative, story, tale, Thousand and One Nights

 

 

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 Related Terms: adventure story, allegory, ancient wisdom, apologue, archetypal myth, archetypal pattern, bedtime story, common law, custom, detective story, fable, fabliau, fairy tale, fantasy, fiction, folk motif, folk story, folklore, gest, ghost story, horse opera, immemorial usage, legend, lore, love story, Marchen, Mishnah, mystery, mystery story, myth, mythology, mythos, nursery tale, parable, racial memory, romance, science fiction, shocker, space fiction, space opera, Spiritus Mundi, Sunna, suspense story, Talmud, thriller, tradition, traditionalism, traditionality, Western, Western story, Westerner, whodunit, work of fiction
 

 

 

 

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