how to pronounce folklore


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the above transcription of folklore 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.

folklore is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of folklore in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… one bit of local folklore besides I'm …”

meaning of folklore

Folklore is the body of expressive culture shared by a particular group of people, such as stories, dances, etc.

folklore frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word folklore occurs in english on average 3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics folklore can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that folklore can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to folklore


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