In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1French peasant lore — las tradiciones rurales francesas
- according to traditional lore … — según la sabiduría popular …
- He has had a front-row seat for the biggest events in modern New York baseball lore.
- He considers attitudes to antiquity and to change in general terms, and looks at perceptions of old traditions and proverbial lore.
- Romanians have a variety of traditions and lore dating back to antiquity.
- She spent mornings there, according to local lore, reviewing proofs of her work.
- Those innings are now part of the glorious baseball lore of New York and Florida.
- I've always been fascinated by Japanese mermaid lore, which is very different from our mermaid stories.
- Collectors have documented children's lore for centuries, often to record what they considered a dying culture.
- This lore was passed on by my mother who had spent many of her childhood holidays on the same beaches, as had her mother before.
- His four books, which ranged over local lore, geology and topography, became standard reading for lovers of the Lake District.
- They have had the kind of season that is so rare it will go down in the annals of baseball lore.
- The folk healers' knowledge of natural resources and lore is an ancient cultural heritage.
- In the realm of sea lore, fact or fiction, stories of sea serpents have long held a special place.
- Certain parts of the History section are outdated and may therefore conflict with other pieces of lore or stories.
- The rich fairy lore of Ireland is the subject of many oral legends.
- He thought that traditional lore provided them with most of what they would ever need to know.
- Body painting, traditional dance and spoken lore are all virtually impossible to safeguard.
- These leaders used the wisdom they found during this meeting to begin the tradition of Indian lore at camps.
- We owe it to the younger generation to pass on the vast lore, knowledge and expertise and let them know the heritage of the county.
- It has been the subject of lore and the object of cravings for centuries.
- It is largely secondary knowledge and includes much herbal lore as well as superstition.
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