Translation of folk in Spanish:

folk

gente, n.

Pronunciation /foʊk//fəʊk/

noun

  • 1also folks plural

    • 1.1informal (people)

      gente feminine
      some folk(s) are never satisfied hay gente que nunca se queda conforme
      • young/city folk(s) gente joven/de la ciudad
      • it was full of old folk(s) estaba lleno de viejos
      • you folks ustedes
      • hi folks! hola ¿qué tal?
      • Who'd have guessed folks living this close to Edina would be so friendly after dark?
      • Many of the folk at Greenways Residential Home, Salisbury Road, are housebound or do not like to go out on trips.
      • The Soul of Man Under Socialism, folks, looks a lot better than it does under ten feet of sewage-filled water.
      • A fair amount of the traditional old machete gardening was in order - it's more fun than it looks, folks!
      • Take a stroll through some city centres with these folks over the next few days if you have time.
      • Many young folk want to be fighter pilots when they grow up.
      • For most folks, it seems easier just to live with the problem than try to fix it.
      • This might be a little tricky for them, folks, but don't worry because I have a strong feeling that they'll do it!
      • As you know, he got himself into a whole lot of trouble with folks in New York City.
      • I think we've located another point in our musical journey here, folks.
      • To tell the truth, folks, there are so many debates running in parallel here that I'm inclined to give up the ghost.
      • The film doesn't even get released until November, so we're in for the long-haul, folks.
      • See what you miss when you don't actually listen closely to the words of songs, folks?
      • The little hardback books will be in the post as soon as possible, folks.
      • So roll up for your tax cut, folks, and pencil in a trip to the ballot box this year.
      • Those friendly folks at Fringe Theatre Adventures are holding on to Bilbo for one extra night.
      • Many folks up here have a sense of pride in their city or town and welcome filmmakers.
      • Spooky psychic powers aside, folks, that's why I believe that Gordon Smith is the real deal.
      • Mixing with the fan base and common folk has its good and bad sides.
      • They are not public figures but ordinary folk, ‘people like you’.
      • But these young folk in the suburbs are in general more consumers than critics when it comes to American capitalism.
      • I suppose it also had to do with the fact that my parents were messy folk, something of which I was deeply ashamed.
      • I want to see those folks who live in the area out there giving it a try.
      • There's a point where it doesn't make sense to make a corporation any bigger, folks.
      • It's a modern-day fairy tale, folks, because, you see, they did get on the telly after all.
      • His job takes him all round the old folk's homes in Lancashire entertaining residents.
      • The family day is all the more special for folks who live in separation.
      • All these young folk don't know about Ky the con artist.
      • We only go around once on this earth, folks, so we'd better get it right the first time.
      • A lot of invaluable literature in the languages of the common folk has remained outside recognised literary boundaries.
      • That's as outrageous as it got, folks, and she didn't quite carry it off.
      • So it is just not rest and relaxation on a holiday, folks, you can combine business and pleasure.
      • Mark this day on your calendar, folks, because it is a rare occasion indeed.
      • There will be happy nostalgic memories for the many folk who frequented that popular venue in their youth having now advanced a few years.
      • Those of us who have lived on the edge have had a lot of folks come and go in our lives.
      • If you want real, on the ground reporting, turn to the British and European stations, folks.
      • There was a general feeling amongst folk who hadn't been faced with this situation before; they were stunned.
      • This is the last Webdiary for the year, folks, so thanks to all of you who wrote and read this year.
      • It's not too late to research and save for your own retirement, folks.
      • I might be wrong but folk of my generation are probably Apple's prime audience.

    • 1.2folks plural

      (relatives) familia feminine US informal
      (parents) padres masculine
      (parents) viejos masculine informal
      • My folks never took my instruments away or forbade me to play a gig.
      • Now I understand that my folks must have saved me from death hundreds of times without even thinking twice about it.
      • Help your friends move, invite your folks to live with you, go out of your way to help someone with their homework, and so on.

  • 2

    • 2.1(specific group, profession)

      media folk gente de los medios de comunicación feminine

    • 2.2Anthropology

      pueblo masculine
      (medicine/art/legend) (before noun) popular
      (dancing) folklórico
      (dancing) tradicional
      folk museum museo de tradiciones locales masculine

  • 3

    Music
    folk masculine
    • His music includes songs and tunes from a wide range of music traditions, including folk, blues, reggae, cajun and klezmer.
    • ‘Come on Eileen’ was a brilliant fusion of '80s pop, Celtic folk, and blue-eyed soul.
    • Their music is a mixture of Eastern European folk, gypsy, techno and American jazz.
    • Casey's voice is distinctive and his style combines folk and soul similar to the Reef and Gomez spectrum of songwriting.
    • Off The Rails will also be playing rock, reggae, jazz, folk, samba, blues and world music-influenced songs.
    • Susan bought the CD of a Gypsy folk band we heard play.
    • Expect to hear it in the future at your favourite coffeehouse or folk fest.
    • We had all this exposure, and we did all the major folk fests.
    • How vital is the live folk scene in the UK at the moment?
    • She plays steel, slide and acoustic guitar, mandolin and body percussion - her music crossing boundaries through folk, country and reggae.
    • For fans of real, heartfelt music that's mingled with soul, folk, pop/rock and blues this is a truly impressive disc.
    • His music is a constantly shifting amalgam: Rock and roll, funk, rap, blues, folk, and soul all contribute to his songwriting.
    • This is not traditional Christian rock, Christian folk or Christian anything.
    • A visitor from Nashville rounds off a season of top folk and soul in Haworth this winter and spring.
    • Woody Guthrie was a hero to a generation of folk musicians, Bob Dylan among them.
    • As with any folk fest, much of the magic will happen during the workshops.
    • The crowd booed and jeered at the Newport folk festival in 1965.
    • They'd played together at various folk festivals and gigs.
    • In the end it sounds like a South American folk tune.
    • They are undoubtedly the fastest rising star on the UK folk scene.