Saga vs Tales - What's the difference?

saga | tales |


As a noun saga

is saga.

As a verb tales is

.

saga

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An Old Norse (Icelandic) prose narrative, especially one dealing with family or social histories and legends.
  • Something with the qualities of such a saga; an epic, a long story.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2011, date=October 1, author=David Ornstein, work=BBC Sport
  • , title= Blackburn 0-4 Man City , passage=Manchester City put the Carlos Tevez saga behind them with a classy victory at Blackburn that keeps them level on points with leaders Manchester United.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-08, volume=407, issue=8839, page=55, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Obama goes troll-hunting , passage=According to this saga of intellectual-property misanthropy, these creatures [patent trolls] roam the business world, buying up patents and then using them to demand extravagant payouts from companies they accuse of infringing them. Often, their victims pay up rather than face the costs of a legal battle.}}

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    tales

    English

    Etymology 1

    See tale

    Noun

    (head)
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) plural of

    Noun

    (tales)
  • (legal) A person available to fill vacancies in a jury.
  • (legal) A book or register of people available to fill jury vacancies.
  • (legal) A writ to summon people to court to fill vacancies in a jury.
  • Derived terms
    * tales book * talesman

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