folk
Noun
1. (colloquial) 
a. la gente (F) (people) 
the folk I work withla gente con la que trabajo
my/your folksmi/tu familia, mi/tu gente
adjective
2. (traditional) (United States) 
a. no direct translation 
folk dancebaile popular or regional
folk (music)música folk or popular
folk singercantante de folk
folk songcanción folk
folk talecuento popular
folk [fəʊk]
noun
1 (people) gente (f)
country/city folk la gente de campo/ciudad; ordinary folk la gente llana; they're strange folk here aquí la gente es algo rara; the common folk el pueblo; my folks (parents) mis viejos (informal) (m); (family) mi familia
the folks back home
the old folks los viejos; hello folks! ¡hola, amigos!
2
folk music See culture box in entry folk.
modifier
of ordinary people
folk art (n) artesanía (f) popular or tradicional
folk dance (n) baile (m) popular
this is a well-known folk dance called...
folk dancing (n) danza (f) folklórica
my hobbies are folkdancing, pottery...
folk music (n) (traditional) música (f) tradicional or folklórica; (contemporary) música (f) folk
folk rock (n) folk rock (m)
folk singer (n) cantante (m) de música folk
folk song (n) canción (f) tradicional
folk tale (n) cuento (m) popular
folk wisdom (n) saber (m) popular
Phrases with "folk"
Here are the most popular phrases with "folk." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
folk music
la música folklórica
folk song
la canción folclórica
folk
masculine noun
1. (music) 
Samuel está aprendiendo a cantar folk.Samuel is learning to sing folk music.
b. folk 
¿Te gusta tocar folk o rock?Do you like to play folk or rock?
adjective
2. (relating to folk music) 
a. folk 
Francisco siempre está escuchando canciones folk.Francisco is always listening to folk songs.
folk
Noun
1. (general) 
a. folk (music) 
folk
adjective
folk
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