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  Words related to fable

Related / Similar Words: legend, parable, allegory, apologue, fabrication, fiction

 

Definition:
  • a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events;
  • a short moral story (often with animal characters);
  • a deliberately false or improbable account;

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    Hyponyms: Arthurian legend, Aesop's fables, Pilgrim's Progress, canard

     

    Derivational Morphology: allegorize, allegorise, fictionalize, fictionalise, retell, fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 寓言   Croatian: bajka  
    Danish: fabel   Esperanto: fabelo  
    French: conte   German: Fabel  
    Hungarian: mese   Icelandic: dæmisaga  
    Italian: fiaba   Japanese: 寓言  
    Polish: bajka   Romanian: poveste  
    Serbian: basna   Slovak: rozprávka  
    Spanish: cuento   Swedish: saga  
     
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