# Definition:Hyperbola/Linguistic Note

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## Linguistic Note on Hyperbola

The word hyperbola is pronounced with the stress on the second syllable: hy-per-bo-la.

The plural of hyperbola is properly hyperbolae, but this is considered pedantic, and the usual plural form found is hyperbolas.

The form hyperbolas is used on $\mathsf{Pr} \infty \mathsf{fWiki}$.