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Noun, Suru verb, No-adjective
1. handing down (information); legend; tradition; folklore; transmission
Wikipedia definition
2. FolkloreFolklore (or lore) consists of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs that are the traditions of a culture, subculture, or group. It is also the set of practices through which those expressive genres are shared. The study of folklore is sometimes called folkloristics. The word "folklore" was first used by the English antiquarian William Thoms in a letter published in the London journal The Athenaeum in 1846.
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Other forms
傳承 【でんしょう】
Notes
傳承: Out-dated kanji.

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