ὑπερβολή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ὐπερβάλλω "I go beyond, exceed", from ὐπέρ "above" + βάλλω "I throw"

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ὑπερβολή (huperbolḗ) (genitive ὑπερβολῆς) f, first declension

  1. overshooting
  2. superiority
  3. excess, extremity
  4. A crossing over, passage
  5. delay
  6. (mathematics) hyperbola

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