Mythopoeia vs Mythos - What's the difference?

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Mythopoeia is a related term of mythos.


As nouns the difference between mythopoeia and mythos

is that mythopoeia is creation of any (l) while mythos is a story or set of stories relevant to or having a significant truth or meaning for a particular culture, religion, society, or other group.

mythopoeia

English

Alternative forms

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Noun

(en noun)
  • Creation of any (l).
  • Synonyms

    * (l)

    mythos

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A story or set of stories relevant to or having a significant truth or meaning for a particular culture, religion, society, or other group.
  • Anything delivered by word of mouth: a word, speech, conversation, or similar; a story, tale, or legend, especially a poetic tale.
  • A tale, story, or narrative, usually verbally transmitted, or otherwise recorded into the written form from an alleged secondary source.
  • Usage notes

    * An analysis of the comparative frequency of the plural forms mythoi and mythoses in four corpora revealed that in the two of them that had either plural form, (term) was rare and (term) was non-existent.The British National Corpus (BYU–BNC)]: (term) (0) vs. (term) (0)The [http://www.americancorpus.org/ Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA)]: (term) (1) vs. (term) (0)[http://corpus.byu.edu/oed/ BYU–OED: The Oxford English Dictionary]: (term) (4) vs. (term) (0)The [http://corpus.byu.edu/time/ TIME Magazine Corpus of American English]: (term) (0) vs. (term) (0) Moreover, of ten other dictionaries, seven list (term) as the only valid plural,“[http://www.bartleby.com/61/57/M0515700.html mythos]” listed in the American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [4th Ed.]“[http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/mythos mythos]” defined by Dictionary.com Unabridged'“[http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?refid=1861632246 mythos]” defined by the Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Ed.]“[http://www.thefreedictionary.com/mythos mythos]” defined by the '''Free Online Dictionary'''“[http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mythos mythos]” defined by '''Merriam–Webster’s Online Dictionary'''“[http://dictionary.oed.com/cgi/entry/00320492?single=1&query_type=word&queryword=mythos&first=1&max_to_show=10 mythos, ''n.'']” listed in the '''Oxford English Dictionary''' [draft revision; June 2008]“[http://dictionary.infoplease.com/mythos mythos]” defined by the '''Random House Unabridged Dictionary''', © 1997 Random House, Inc., on Infoplease the other three are tacit regarding the matter,“[http://www.swif.uniba.it/lei/foldop/foldoc.cgi?mythos mythos]” listed in Garth Kemerling’s '''Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names''' [2001]“[http://www.wordsmyth.net/live/home.php?script=search&matchent=mythos&matchtype=exact mythos]” defined by '''Wordsmyth'''“[http://www.yourdictionary.com/mythos mythos” defined by ' YourDictionary.com but none of them mention (term).

    See also

    * logos

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