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Noun Concept
Categories: Cultural anthropology, Myths, Mythography, Mythology, Articles with short description
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myth  Contemporary mythology  cultural myth  Functionalist theory of myth  Godlore
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A traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people WordNet 3.0
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A traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
Myth is a folklore genre consisting primarily of narratives that play a fundamental role in a society, such as foundational tales or origin myths. Wikipedia
An academic term for a sacred story concerning the origins of the world Wikipedia Disambiguation
Type of traditional narrative Wikidata
A traditional story which embodies a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; a sacred narrative regarding a god, a hero, the origin of the world or of a people, etc. Wiktionary