Fokloristics is come from the word folklore that means the traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community, passed through the generations by word of mouth. and we can say that overall of it is being a fan (called for a fan of the folklore,folk music,folksongs)
>the term also preferred as the academic folklorists for the formal
> academic discipline to the study of folklore.
>Hope it helps
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