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

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.
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