how to pronounce folktale


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The above transcription of folktale is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

folktale is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of folktale in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… two children it's a cultural folktale to …”

meanings of folktale


  1. A tale or story that is part of the oral tradition of a people or a place.

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