παραβολή

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

παραβολή ‎(parabolḗf ‎(genitive παραβολῆς); first declension parabolh parabole may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek παραβολή.

  1. a placing of two things side by side, juxtaposition
  2. comparison, illustration, analogy
  3. parable, proverb
  4. side by side meeting or engagement, broadside
  5. venture
  6. (astronomy) conjunction
  7. (mathematics) division
  8. (geometry) parabola

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Noun[edit]

παραβολή ‎(paravolíf ‎(plural παραβολές)

  1. (mathematics, geometry) parabola
  2. (literature, religion) parable
  3. comparison

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