Folklore

Meaning: the traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth. Native sayings, stories, beliefs, and customs.

Synonyms: Mythology, lore, oral history, tradition, folk tradition.

In Hindi: लोक-साहित्य

Use: According to folklore passed down from generation, elders teach kids that the stars are departed spirits watching over their loved ones.

Grandmothers are generally associated to narrate their children and grandchildren the mythological folklores.

 

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