παραβολή

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

Noun[edit]

παραβολή (parabolḗ) (genitive παραβολῆς) f, first declension

  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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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

παραβολή (paravolíf (plural παραβολές)

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

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