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something immaterial, as a style or philosophy, that is passed from one generation to another

a body of traditional beliefs and notions accumulated about a particular subject

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an inherited pattern of thought or action

a specific practice of long standing

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Folksong Weekly started to publish a handful of treatises on dialect and folk customs, including eighteen special issues and eleven on solicited topics such as Fangyan biaoyin (Phonetic Notation for Dialects, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]), Flunyin (Marriage, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) [four issues], Kanjian ta (Seeing Her, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) [two issues], Meng Jiang nil (Lady Meng Jiang, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) [nine issues], and so on.
Cohn Cater, who uses the term 'reawakening' rather than 'revival', has co-written with Karen Cater a comprehensive description of this folk custom.
Social and folk customs reflect a group's actions and offer opportunities to use language to share stories or provide direction to activities.
In the book she writes: "These brutal folk customs left me speechless, yet I still wanted to know whether these mothers for whom it was common practice really smothered their daughters as casually as they ate a meal or threw away a piece of rotten fruit".
The volumes compile evidence about "religious drama, liturgy, and ceremony [often] co-produced by communities and church and combining elements of ritual, worship, and play" (2:404), but the collected documents also detail more secular forms, including tournaments, at least some with pronounced mimetic elements, wrestlings, bull and bear baitings, Rogation ceremonies, waits, wakes, ales, and other festive folk customs.
Panayiotou said agrotourism offered visitors the daily hands-on experience of the rich traditions of village life, such as slow pace of rural life, folk customs, daily activities, and the authentic tastes of traditional cuisine, with the traditional Cypriot hospitality that has been lost or waning in sections of the island's mass market tourism.
In order to rescue history from the grips of religious and cultural blindfolds, Ra'ad walks the reader through a range of archaeological finds, ancient alphabets, folk customs and agricultural practices to show the continuity of ancient cultures and their influence on Palestinians and regional people even today.
the process of reintroducing American Pagans to their pre-Christian British folk customs.
Haq Al Laila' is one of the most important folk customs in the UAE, which is an opportunity for children to learn the meaning of charity.
Larger farms emerged (requiring regularization of sexual practice to legitimate inheritance issues), a new national school system sought to eradicate the old language, and newly trained priests insisted on orthodox belief in the churches and the eradication of folk customs and belief that contradicted Tridentine orthodoxy.
The consumer exhibition, Arabic folk customs, friendly people, excellent facilities, hotels, fantastic water park and BIC left us with a nice memory," said Shaopu Lee, vice general manager China Travel Services, China.
Many Halloween folk customs come from Ireland, where they believed October 31 marked the Celtic new year.
WELSH clog dancing is enjoying a revival after its existence was threatened, like many other traditional folk customs, by the puritan-style attitudes of the late 19th century.
During the first section of the book, set during the 1980s heyday of multiculturalism, Colleen begins to grapple with two very different kinds of Ukrainianness: contextual folk customs and historicized classical culture.
Like many Christian festivals, the roots of the Christmas season can be found in pre-Christian religions and folk customs.