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Polish to English Folklore Translation Glossary

Polish term English translation
bartnictwo tree-beekeeping
basy sądeckie Sądecki region basolia
ciupaga walking stick with axe head
Entered by: lidia ausbrook
festiwal kultur pogranicza The Borderland Culture Festival
festyn historyczny historical fair (ew. fayre)
gmin countryfolk, country folks
harnaś a legendary leader of robbers in the Tatra mountains
harnaś robber/bandit/brigand chieftain
kiermasze bazaars
kierpce kierpce (hard-soled leather moccasins)
koło gospodyń wiejskich the farmer's wives' association
latawiec latawiec + explanation
LUDOZNAWCA ethnologist
metoda batikowa wax-resist/batik method
Muzeum Budownictwa Ludowego Museum of Folk Architecture
muzeum judaików judaica museum
natylnik breeching
Pająk pająk (Polish himmeli)//Polish himmeli
palcat whip
Pogórzanie Pogorzans
prawdziwe wiejskie biesiady authentic village feasts
przytup stomp/stamp
przyzba porch / doorstep
Entered by: Izabela Czartoryska
Regionalia (historical) regional artifacts (and documents)
robić weki make preserves
rusińska Ruthenian
Szable w dłoń Down the hatch!
szpularz bobbin or bobbin/flyer or distaff or spindle or drop-spindle (see note below)
ustawienie butów od krańca sali do wyjścia lining up shoes from one end of the room to the other/the door/the exit
uwiąz lead rope
wieniec dożynkowy harvest wreath
wycinkarka (Polish) paper cutter / maker of (Polish) paper cuts

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