parabola

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See also: parábola, paràbola, and parabolă

English[edit]

a parabola (1)

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.
    Synonyms: parable

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Czech[edit]

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parabola f

  1. parabola (geometry)

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parabola

  1. third-person singular past historic of paraboler

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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parabola (plural parabolák)

  1. (geometry) parabola

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative parabola parabolák
accusative parabolát parabolákat
dative parabolának paraboláknak
instrumental parabolával parabolákkal
causal-final paraboláért parabolákért
translative parabolává parabolákká
terminative paraboláig parabolákig
essive-formal parabolaként parabolákként
essive-modal
inessive parabolában parabolákban
superessive parabolán parabolákon
adessive parabolánál paraboláknál
illative parabolába parabolákba
sublative parabolára parabolákra
allative parabolához parabolákhoz
elative parabolából parabolákból
delative paraboláról parabolákról
ablative parabolától paraboláktól
Possessive forms of parabola
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. parabolám paraboláim
2nd person sing. parabolád paraboláid
3rd person sing. parabolája parabolái
1st person plural parabolánk paraboláink
2nd person plural parabolátok paraboláitok
3rd person plural parabolájuk paraboláik

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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  • IPA(key): /paˈra.bo.la/, [päˈr̺äːbo̞l̺ä]
  • Stress: paràbola
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧bo‧la

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parabola f (plural parabole)

  1. (mathematics) parabola
    Synonyms: curva
  2. (by extension) course
    Synonyms: andamento, percorso
  3. parable
  4. satellite dish
    Synonyms: parabolica, antenna parabolica

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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, likeness
  2. (Ecclesiastical Latin) An allegorical relation, parable; proverb; taunting speech or any speech.
  3. (Medieval Latin) word

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First declension.

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

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia pl

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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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