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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Verbal noun from ὑπερβολ- (huperbol-), o-grade of the root of ὑπερβάλλω (huperbállō, to go beyond, exceed), + (, verbal noun suffix).

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NounEdit

ὑπερβολή (huperbolḗf (genitive ὑπερβολῆς); first declension

  1. overshooting
  2. superiority
  3. excess, extremity
  4. A crossing over, passage
  5. delay
  6. (geometry) hyperbola

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