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tra·di·tion·al knowl·edge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lore, traditional knowledge(noun)

    knowledge gained through tradition or anecdote

    "early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend"

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  1. Traditional knowledge

    Traditional knowledge, indigenous knowledge, traditional environmental knowledge and local knowledge generally refer to knowledge systems embedded in the cultural traditions of regional, indigenous, or local communities. Traditional knowledge includes types of knowledge about traditional technologies of subsistence, midwifery, ethnobotany and ecological knowledge, celestial navigation, ethnoastronomy, etc. These kinds of knowledge are crucial for the subsistence and survival and are generally based on accumulations of empirical observation and interaction with the environment. In many cases, traditional knowledge has been orally passed for generations from person to person. Some forms of traditional knowledge are expressed through stories, legends, folklore, rituals, songs, and even laws. Other forms of traditional knowledge are expressed through different means.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of traditional knowledge in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of traditional knowledge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of traditional knowledge in a Sentence

  1. Ashlee Cunsolo Willox:

    The north is the fastest changing geography in the world, there is a lot of concern that traditional knowledge and skills will be lost with climate change.

Images & Illustrations of traditional knowledge

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  • traditionelles WissenGerman
  • पारंपरिक ज्ञानHindi
  • traditum scientiaLatin

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