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Definition of the noun folkway
What does folkway mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: folkways
- A custom or belief common to members of a society or culture
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A folkway is a norm that is customary.
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 ...
by Mark A. Runco, Steven Pritzker
time-honored practice, tradition, standing custom, folkway . . . prescription.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Dictionary 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 ...
by Paul Zollo
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by Random House
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by Linda S. Watts
The Folkway Omnibus of Children's Games. 166 G.
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine