HyperDic: mythology

English > 2 senses of the word mythology:
NOUNgroupmythologymyths collectively
cognitionmythologythe study of myths
mythology > pronunciation
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English > mythology: 2 senses > noun 1, group
Meaningmyths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person.
Category ofAnglo-Saxon deity(Anglo-Saxon mythology) a deity worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons
Annwfn, Annwn(Welsh mythology) the other world
Arjuna(Hindu mythology) the warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna explains the nature of being and of God and how humans can come to know God
Brunhild, Brunnhilde, BrynhildA Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried
Nibelung(German mythology) any of the race of dwarfs who possessed a treasure hoard that was stolen by Siegfried
Nibelung(German mythology) a companion or follower of Siegfried
Siegfried(German mythology) mythical German warrior hero of the Nibelungenlied who takes possession of the accursed treasure of the Nibelungs by slaying the dragon that guards / guards it and awakens Brynhild and is eventually killed
Teutonic deity(German mythology) a deity worshipped by the ancient Teutons
Wayland, Wayland the Smith, Wieland(European mythology) a supernatural smith and king of the elves
diffusionThe spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another
mythologyThe study of myths
thunderbird(mythology) the spirit of thunder and lightning / lightning believed by some Native Americans to take the shape of a great bird
MembersmythA traditional story accepted as history
NarrowerNorse mythologyThe mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
classical mythologyThe system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Adjectivesmythologic, mythologicalbased on or told of in traditional stories
Nounsmythologistan expert on mythology
Verbsmythologizemake into a myth
English > mythology: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe study of myths.
Categorymythologymyths collectively
Broadersocial anthropology, cultural anthropologyThe branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society
Nounsmythologistan expert on mythology
Verbsmythologizemake into a myth

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