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The James T. Callow Folklore Archive

FAVORITES | PROSE NARRATIVE | BALLAD SONG DANCE GAME MUSIC VERSE | DRAMA | CUSTOM FESTIVAL | ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE | FOOD DRINK | BELIEF | SPEECH | PROVERB | RIDDLE |

SPEECH

For verse in speech, see C870.

S | SPEECH
For verse in speech, see C870.
S200 | Phonology Phonetics
S226 | Folk etymology
For legend explaining a name, see B478; for a dictionary of proper names, see S580.
S260 | Group of Vowels and Consonants, and of Words
S300 | Morphology
S400 | Syntax
S500 | Vocabulary
S520 | Common Word
S530 | Folk Name for Plant
For general information on plants, see A535.
S540 | Folk Name for Animal
For general information on animals, see A535.
S550 | Vocabulary of Special Group
For song or custom of group, see C330 or F530.
S552 | Underworld
Thief prostitute, seller of narcotics, gambler, etc.
S554 | Trade & commerce
Technical & professional group Carpenter, salesman, actor, soldier, sailor, cowboy, lumberjack, etc.
S555 | Game Pastime Sport
Is divided like C500: S555.524 (like C524) would cover, e.g., the vocabulary of racing.
S560 | Onomatopoeia
Animal call, sound made by animal and thing, etc.
S570 | Formula

The Boggs System contains no examples here

S580 | Proper Name
For legend explaining name, see B478; for folk etymology, see S226.
S584 | FamilyGroup
S586 | Place
S600 | Gesture
Sign language with face, hands, and other body parts, deaf mute, trade group, etc.
S602 | Body parts involved
Is divided like P438
S604 | Love Affection
S608 | Greetings Salutations
S610 | Goodbyes Leavetakings
S612 | Respect
S616 | Salutes
S620 | Congratulations Appreciation
S624 | All right O.K.
S628 | Yes and No
S632 | Nothing
S636 | Derision Scorn
S640 | Foolishness Stupidity Insanity
S644 | Shame
S648 | Homosexuality
S652 | Mock sympathy and mock enthusiasm
S656 | Wishes Wants Desires Predictions
S660 | Instructions Directions

    S660.4 | Attention

    S660.8 | Silence

S664 | Religious
S670 | Magical
S671 | Knocking on wood
S674 | Thinking Remembering Forgetting
S678 | Autistic
S682 | Games Riddles Jokes
S686 | Eating
S690 | Drinking
S694 | Travel
S700 | Extra Corporal Means of Communication
S720 | To Be Heard
Drum and other percussion instrument, horn and other wind instrument, bell, etc. For techniques of playing musical instrument, see C600. For materials and methods of making musical instrument, see M246.
S740 | To Be Seen
Light, smoke, pictograph, orthographic symbol, initials, acronyms, etc.
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