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Definition of the noun folkway

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noun - plural: folkways

  1. A custom or belief common to members of a society or culture

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Google previewCLEP Introductory Sociology

A folkway is a norm that is customary.

Google previewRegions and National Integration in Thailand, 1892-1992 (1995)

by Volker Grabowsky

Folkway is a behaviour which expresses good manners originating from the Prophet Mohammad. Muslims, in general, attempt to practice these good manners. However, people who do not follow these manners strictly are not at all considered ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Creativity, Two-Volume Set (1999)

by Mark A. Runco, Steven Pritzker

time-honored practice, tradition, standing custom, folkway . . . prescription.

Google previewA Dictionary of Urglaawe Terminology

by Robert L. Schreiwer, Ammerili Eckhart

It is both a practical folkway and an esoteric tradition. die Blobottel: Cornflower ( Centaurea cyanus). The significance of this flower has wide interpretations across the German-speaking lands. The meanings of many symbols, particularly those ...

Google previewWorld Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre (2013)

Africa by Ousmane Diakhate, Hansel Ndumbe Eyoh, Don Rubin

Department of Interior Folkway Series, 1955. LIBYA (Arab Worldvolume) MADAGASCAR The fourthlargestislandintheworld,Madagascar lies in the Indian.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Jazz Age: From the End of World War I to the Great Crash (2015)

From the End of World War I to the Great Crash by James Ciment

While some left the farm for urban jobs, most farmers persevered, adapted to the changes, and moved into the new era of agriculture as a business rather than a folkway. Leigh Kimmel See also: Agricultural Marketing Act of 1929; American ...

Google previewDictionary of Sociology (1944)

by Henry Pratt Fairchild

The deliberate selection in the light of verifiable knowledge and with the concurrence of numbers of persons, of a particular way or mode of action ( folkway or mos) believed to satisfy a human need or interest. E.E.H. selection, social. Cf. social ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

epa escapeway essay estray everyday expressway fairway faraday faraway fay fda fha fiance fiancee filet fillet flambe flay floodway flyaway flyway foldaway folkway footway foray foreplay forestay forte frappe fray freeway Friday gainsay ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

doomsday, doorway, dragée, downplay, driveway, duvet, Earl Grey, endplay, entrée, épée, essay, fair play, fairway, field day, filé, filet, fillet, flambé, floodway, flyway, folkway, foray, force play, foreplay, forestay, forte, Fouquet, fourchée, foyer , ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklore (2006)

by Linda S. Watts

The Folkway Omnibus of Children's Games. 166 G.

Google previewAmerican Immigration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change (2015)

An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Change by James Ciment, John Radzilowski

Storytelling was an important folkway for Italian immigrants, who brought with them a rich oral tradition that included many forms, such as personal stories, local legends, folktales, jokes, anecdotes, and proverbs. Although some men and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Crime and Punishment (2002)

by David Levinson

It is a folkway for girls in North America, for example, to go to the beach wearing bikinis or other types of swimsuits. while boys wear swim trunks. A violation of this conduct norm would occur when, for example, a girl wears a long tailored skirt ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Shinto (2002)

by Stuart D. b. Picken

Buddhism is now referred to as Bukky6, the teaching of Buddha, while Shinto remains a d5, a folkway. Buddhism's first formal recognition in court in about 538 challenged Shinto's followers to develop a structure to support the indigenous rites, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Homosexuality (2016)

by Wayne R. Dynes

A curious folkway of American gay men, the "imperial courts," is limited to the western United States, where it apparently arose not long after World War II. The courts are fraternal (some would say sororal) societies which each year elect an ...

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Scrabble value of F4O1L1K5W4A1Y4

The value of this 7-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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