A traditional, typically ancient story dealing with supernatural beings, ancestors, or heroes that serves as a fundamental type in the worldview of a people, as by explaining aspects of the natural world or delineating the psychology, customs, or ideals of society:
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The native folklore and poetry of the Albanians can hardly compare with that of the neighbouring nations in originality and beauty.
Krohn's report to the London Folklore Congress of 1891).
The story of Lohengrin as we know it is based on two principal motives common enough in folklore: the metamorphosis of human beings into swans, and the curious wife whose question brings disaster.
The only review devoted to the study of folklore is the Sazatoare, founded in 1892.