Mythos



[mith-os, mahy-thos] /ˈmɪθ ɒs, ˈmaɪ θɒs/

noun, plural mythoi
[mith-oi, mahy-thoi] /ˈmɪθ ɔɪ, ˈmaɪ θɔɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
the underlying system of beliefs, especially those dealing with supernatural forces, characteristic of a particular cultural group.
2.
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/ˈmaɪθɒs; ˈmɪθɒs/
noun (pl) -thoi (-θɔɪ)
1.
the complex of beliefs, values, attitudes, etc, characteristic of a specific group or society
2.
another word for myth, mythology

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