παραβολή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From παραβάλλω (parabállō, to set side by side) +‎ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pa.ra.bo.lɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pa.ra.boˈle/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pa.ra.βoˈli/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pa.ra.voˈli/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /pa.ra.voˈli/
  • Noun[edit]

    παραβολή (parabolḗf (genitive παραβολῆς); 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]

    Etymology[edit]

    Inherited from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ).

    Noun[edit]

    παραβολή (paravolíf (plural παραβολές)

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

    Declension[edit]

    Further reading[edit]

    • παραβολή in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]