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  • (noun) the traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth.
  • (verb) a body of popular myths or beliefs relating to a particular place, activity, or group of people.“Hollywood folklore”

Folklore meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • कहावत, लोकसाहित्य, घरेलू कथा कहानी, पौराणिक बाते, लोक-साहित्य, जनकथा-विज्ञान

Folklore origin

  • mid 19th century: from folk + lore1.

Folklore in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Man behind Kerala’s private folklore museum laid to rest
  • Kartik Purnima 2018: Folklore and significance of the festival
  • Himachal Pradesh’s Folklore Music Festival Features Rock, Metal and …
  • 11 Scary Ghosts From Indian Folklore That Are The Stuff Nightmares …
  • From Arabic folklore to an Indian prison

Folklore pronunciation