German translation of 'parable'
Example Sentences Including 'parable'
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To this end they make effective use of parables and stories.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
And as the new king takes over, the story gives us parables within parables about learning to accept death and defeat.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Yet another modern parable for our times.The Sun (2009)
But his life has also become a sporting parable, one that the young especially should pay attention to.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It is a modern parable of the vicissitudes of sport and how fleeting fame can be.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
A bold parable of religious and racial identity.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
But I think he sees it as more of a parable, a story wrapped up in a morally instructive message.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
In a parable, mosaic becomes a labour of dedication and endurance.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Had it been, the parable of the two men in the Temple could have become the parable of the two cricketers.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Third, celebrity culture provides us with parables for the modern age.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
I often use parables on page one.Christianity Today (2000)
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'parable' in Other Languages
British English: parable NOUN
A parable is a short story, which is told in order to make a moral or religious point.
Another parable tells the story of a boy who ran away from home.
Translation of parable from the Collins English to German Dictionary