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Definition 1: the study of myths - [noun denoting cognition]

(mythology is a kind of ...) the branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society

(mythology belongs to category ...) myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person

Definition 2: myths collectively; the body of stories associated with a culture or institution or person - [noun denoting group]

(mythology is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(... is a kind of mythology ) the system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together; much of Roman mythology (especially the gods) was borrowed from the Greeks

(... is a kind of mythology ) the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity

(mythology is a member of ...) a traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) (European mythology) a supernatural smith and king of the elves; identified with Norse Volund

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) (German mythology) a deity worshipped by the ancient Teutons

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) (Welsh mythology) the other world; land of fairies

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) (Anglo-Saxon mythology) a deity worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) a Valkyrie or a queen in the Nibelungenlied who loved the hero Siegfried; when he deceived her she had him killed and then committed suicide

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) (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 it and awakens Brynhild and is eventually killed; Sigurd is the Norse counterpart

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) (German mythology) a companion or follower of Siegfried

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) (German mythology) any of the group of dwarfs who possessed a treasure hoard that was stolen by Siegfried

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) (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

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) the spread of social institutions (and myths and skills) from one society to another

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) the study of myths

(mythology is the domain which ... is member of) (mythology) the spirit of thunder and lightning believed by some Native Americans to take the shape of a great bird

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