• (RP) IPA: /ˈmɪθɒs/, /ˈmʌɪ-/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈmɪθoʊs/

mythos (plural mythoi)

  1. Anything transmitted by word of mouth, such as a fable, legend, narrative, story, or tale (especially a poetic tale).
  2. A story or set of stories relevant to or having a significant truth or meaning#Noun|meaning for a particular culture#Noun|culture, religion, society, or other group#Noun|group; a myth, a mythology.
  3. (by extension) A set of assumptions or beliefs about something.
  4. (literature) A recurring#Adjective|recurring theme; a motif.
Synonyms Translations Translations

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.002
Offline English dictionary