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Romanian to English Folklore Translation Glossary

Romanian term English translation
a da pasti distribute the blessed bread (of Easter)
a fi rau de ochi to have the evil eye
a tamaia boii/ tamaierea boilor to cense/to thurify the oxen
Entered by: Claudia Coja
ALR (Atlasul Lingvistic Roman) h. 6301 RLA (The Romanian Linguistic Atlas) m. 6301
ansamblu folcloric folk ensemble/group
atelier de cusaturi -tesaturi sewing and weaving workshop
şteampuri californiene Californian stamps
ştreafă green-striped, with green stripes
învâstrat striped
învelitul beaming
barba lui Dumnezeu God's beard/ beard of God
bete waist belt
boacaz summer kitchen
bobura bobura (pat taranesc)
bocitoare wailer
brânel long-armed cross stitch
butea junilor carolers/ lads going ( Christmas) caroling
buzdugan mace
caloian rain-invoking ritual
Entered by: Ioana Popa
camasa cu ciupag smocking
camnita stone flue
cantecul zorilor the Dawn Song
Entered by: Ioana Popa
casa memoriala XXX (name) house museum
căruţăritul cartwrighting
circuit stiintific scientific lexicon
Entered by: Lara Barnett
clacas corvée labourers
coada cocoşului Attica/rooster tail
cojocarit furrier's trade (centers)
colindatul cu Șoimărița rain calling procession // wicked fairies' procession
contemplatia in suferinta contemplation in/while suffering
Entered by: Claudia Coja
copil de țâță suckling
Craite "brides"
cununa wheat wreath
cununa grâului wheat wreath
demagizare disenchantment
dolia large terracotta storage jar/ dolium/pl dolia
elemente de ordin ludic ludic elements
f.a. sine anno
fărşangul carnival
fereastra cu obloc şi cu burduf window with pane and bay window
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