transfolk etymology

English word transfolk comes from English folk, English trans-

Detailed word origin of transfolk

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
folk English (eng) (archaic) A grouping of smaller peoples or tribes as a nation.. (music) Folk music.. (plural only) A particular group of people.. (plural only) People in general.. (plural only, plural: folks) One’s relatives, especially one’s parents.. The inhabitants of a region, especially the native inhabitants. (architecture) Of or related to local building materials and styles.. Believed or transmitted [...]
trans- English (eng) (chemistry) A compound in which two atoms or groups are situated on opposite sides of some plane of symmetry passing through the compound. (Also used without the hyphen as an adjective; see trans.). Across, through, over, beyond, to or on the other side of, outside of.. Transgender or transsexual, or pertaining to those who are transgender or transsexual.
transfolk English (eng) (colloquial) transgender people.

Words with the same origin as transfolk

Descendants of trans-
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