Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: folk

1. folk (om gruppe) people in general (often used in the plural)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey're just country folk.
Folks around here drink moonshine.
The common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)common people, folks


Mindre specifikke termerpeople


Mere specifikke termercountry people, countryfolk, gentlefolk, grass roots, home folk, rabble, ragtag, ragtag and bobtail, riffraff


Tilhører disse specifikke termerpleb, plebeian

2. folk (om gruppe) a social division of (usually preliterate) people


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tribe


Mindre specifikke termersocial group


Mere specifikke termerphyle


Tilhører disse specifikke termermoiety

3. folk (om gruppe) people descended from a common ancestor


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)family, family line, kinfolk, kinsfolk, phratry, sept


Mindre specifikke termerancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock


Mere specifikke termerdynasty, gens, homefolk, house, name, people

4. folk (om kommunikation) the traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ethnic music, folk music


Mindre specifikke termerpopular music, popular music genre


Mere specifikke termerC and W, country and western, country music, folk ballad, folk song, folksong, gospel, gospel singing, schottische, square-dance music









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