Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Myth"

The meaning of "Myth" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Myth?
A: a myth is a traditional story that might be about a real person, but the story itself may not be true. it might have started out true and then been exaggerated or changed over time. for example, the ancient Greeks had many such mythical heroes and stories, such as Hercules, Odysseus, and Perseus.
Q: O que significa Myth busters?
A: It was a popular television show in the USA. They would see if things in movies were really possible. Stories thought by some to be true (myths) are tested to see if it is true. If the test fails, the myth is 'busted'.

Synonyms of "Myth" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Myth e Legend e Fairy Tale ?
A: Myth = traditional stories that teach the culture and values of a group of people

- The myth of Narcissus is about the consequences of vanity.

Legend = similar to myths, but they are about famous people or were inspired by a real person (these stories are half true)

Fairy Tale = a traditional story that teaches children important things (like don't talk to strangers) but these stories include a lot of imagination, like talking animals etc (to entertain children)

Spiderman is none of those things, and was made for entertainment
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Myth e Rumour ?
A: A myth is either
A. a belief that is widely thought to be true, but isn’t.
Example: it’s a myth that the Great Wall of China is visible from space.

B. A legend or traditional story. Usually they’re magical in some way.
Example:The Greek gods and goddesses are called myths.

A rumor is an unproven idea.
Example: I heard a rumor that Sarah is pregnant.

The difference is rumors are about something that’s happening right now, but a myth is usually extremely old.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Myth e Legend ?
A: myth can mean two things: 1) a folktale/fable (an old story with a moral lesson) 2) something people believe is a fact but actually it is false

a legend can also mean a myth as in a story, but specifically a legend is about a person while a myth could be about anything

Translations of "Myth"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Myth
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Myth

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