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EtymologyEdit

Shortening.

NounEdit

mito (uncountable)

  1. Clipping of mitochondrial disease.
    • 2015 July 11, Maxine Eichner, “The New Child Abuse Panic”, in New York Times[1]:
      Without consulting the girl’s doctor at Tufts, Boston Children’s concluded that the girl’s problem was not mito, but largely psychiatric, according to The Boston Globe.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmito/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧to
  • Rhymes: -ito

NounEdit

mito (accusative singular miton, plural mitoj, accusative plural mitojn)

  1. myth (traditional story)
    • 1933, Zamenhof, Lidia, Quo vadis?, volume 2, Tyresö: Inko, translation of original by Henryk Sienkiewicz, published 2002, Ĉ. LVIII:
      Dedalo, kiu laŭ aliaj mitoj sukcesis flugi de Kreto Sicilion en la romaj amfiteatroj pereis same kiel Ikaro.
      Daedalus, who according to other myths succeeded in flying from Crete to Sicily, in the Roman amphitheaters perished the same as Icarus.
    • 1984, Boulton, Marjorie, Ne nur leteroj de plumamikoj, Tyresö: Inko, published 2000:
      [] originalan miton, kiu ŝuldas ion al la geneza mito pri la edena pomo, sed fandiĝas kun filozofia pli moderna simbolismo pri tempo, vivo, vivociklo kaj morto []
      [] an original myth, which owes something to the Genesis myth about the Edenic apple, but melded with philosophical, more modern symbolism about time, life, life cycle, and death []
  2. common false belief, myth
    • 1999 June, Pejno Simono, “Faligas la fundamentojn de esperantismo”, in Monato, page 27:
      Punkton post punkto la aŭtoro pruvas al ni, ke tio, kion ni publike disvastigas, estas aŭ mensogo, aŭ tro naive kredata mito, aŭ konscie lanĉita duonveraĵo, aŭ, plejbonokaze, simple stulta kaj rekte taŭga por forpeli novajn interesiĝantojn.
      Point after point the author proves to us, that that which we publically disseminate, is either a lie, or a too naively believed myth, or a consciously launched half-truth, or, at best, simply stupid and directly suitable for driving off newbies who are becoming interested.

Derived termsEdit

  • mita (mythical, adjective)
  • mitaro (mythology, mythos)

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RomanizationEdit

mitō

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌹𐍄𐍉

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μῦθος (mûthos, story).

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NounEdit

mito m (plural miti)

  1. myth

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RomanizationEdit

mito

  1. Rōmaji transcription of みと

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μῦθος (mûthos, word, humour, companion, speech, account, rumour, fable).

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NounEdit

mito m (plural mitos)

  1. myth
    1. traditional story
      Synonyms: conto, fábula, legenda, lenda
    2. commonly-held but false belief
      Synonyms: abusão, crença, crendice, superstição
    3. person or thing held in excessive or quasi-religious awe
      Synonyms: fenómeno, lenda
  2. (figuratively, informal) a person that is greatly admired for their accomplishment; a legend
    Esse cara é um mito.That guy is a legend.

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *myto.

NounEdit

míto n (Cyrillic spelling ми́то)

  1. bribe

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mythos.

NounEdit

mito m (plural mitos)

  1. myth

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SwahiliEdit

NounEdit

mito

  1. plural of mto