parabola

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English[edit]

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a parabola

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ), from παραβάλλω (parabállō, I set side by side), from παρά (pará, beside) + βάλλω (bállō, I throw).

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parabola (plural parabolas or parabolae or parabolæ)

  1. (geometry) The conic section formed by the intersection of a cone with a plane parallel to a tangent plane to the cone; the locus of points equidistant from a fixed point (the focus) and line (the directrix).
  2. (rhetoric) The explicit drawing of a parallel between two essentially dissimilar things, especially with a moral or didactic purpose. A parable.

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Czech[edit]

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parabola f

  1. parabola (geometry)

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɒrɒbolɒ/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧bo‧la

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parabola

  1. (geometry) parabola

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ). Compare parola.

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parabola f (plural parabole)

  1. (mathematics) parabola
  2. parable
  3. satellite dish

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ, comparison; parable)

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parabola f (genitive parabolae); first declension

  1. A comparison, illustration.
  2. (Ecclesiastical Latin) An allegorical relation, parable; proverb; taunting speech or any speech.

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative parabola parabolae
genitive parabolae parabolārum
dative parabolae parabolīs
accusative parabolam parabolās
ablative parabolā parabolīs
vocative parabola parabolae

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  • parabola in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Polish[edit]

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parabola f

  1. (geometry) parabola
  2. parable

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /parǎbola/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧bo‧la

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paràbola f (Cyrillic spelling пара̀бола)

  1. (geometry) parabola
  2. parable

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