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Parabola
See also: parábola, paràbola, and parabol?

English

a parabola (1)

Etymology

Borrowed from New Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek (parabol?), from (parabáll?, "I set side by side"), from ? (pará, "beside") + (báll?, "I throw"). Doublet of parable, parole, and palaver.

Pronunciation

Noun

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.
    Synonym: parable

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Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

parabola f

  1. parabola (geometry)
  2. parable

French

Pronunciation

Verb

parabola

  1. third-person singular past historic of paraboler

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ 'p?r?bol?]
  • Hyphenation: pa?ra?bo?la
  • Rhymes: -l?

Noun

parabola (plural parabolák)

  1. (geometry) parabola

Declension

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

Indonesian

Etymology

Learned borrowing from New Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek (parabol?). Doublet of parabel.

Noun

parabola (plural, first-person possessive parabolaku, second-person possessive parabolamu, third-person possessive parabolanya)

  1. (geometry) parabola, 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. (colloquial) satellite dish (a parabolic antenna)
    Synonyms: antena parabola, antena satelit
  3. (by metonymy, colloquial) satellite television (subscription)
    Synonym: televisi satelit

Further reading


Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek (parabol?). Doublet of parola.

Mathematical sense taken from New Latin or Greek.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pa'ra.bo.la/, [pä'r?ä:bo?l?ä]
  • Hyphenation: pa?rà?bo?la

Noun

parabola f (plural parabole)

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

Derived terms


Latin

Alternative forms

Etymology

Borrowed from Ancient Greek (parabol?, "comparison; parable").

Pronunciation

Noun

parabola f (genitive parabolae); first declension

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

Declension

First-declension noun.

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Polish

Polish Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation

Noun

parabola f

  1. (geometry) parabola
  2. parable

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /par?bola/
  • Hyphenation: pa?ra?bo?la

Noun

paràbola f (Cyrillic spelling )

  1. (geometry) parabola
  2. parable

Declension


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