how to pronounce folktale

/ˈfoʊkˌtɛɪl/

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folktale is pronounced in two syllables

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foʊktɛɪl

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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

noun:

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

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