Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.
In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
- I think her traditional values are antiquated .
* nontraditional, non-traditional
Traditional Hindu alternative medicine, involving balancing three bodily humours of wind, bile, and phlegm.
, year = 1788
, isbn =
, date =
, author = Asiatic Society of Bengal
, publisher = Manuel Cantopher
, location = Calcutta, India
, title = Asiatic researches or transactions of the Society instituted in Bengal, for inquiring into the history and antiquities, the arts, sciences, and literature, of Asia
, volume = 1
, url = http://books.google.com/books?id=AyhFAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA340
, page = 340
, chapter = XVIII
, passage = From these are deduced the four Upavédas'', namely, ''Ayush, Gándharva, Dhanush,'' and ''St'hápatya''; the first of which, or ''Ayurvéda'' , was delivered to mankind by Brahma', Indra, Dhanwantari, and ''five other Deities ; and comprizes the theory of Disorders and Medicines, with the practical methods of curing Diseases.