αἴνιγμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From αἰνίσσομαι (ainíssomai, speak in riddles) (from αἶνος (aînos, fable)) +‎ -μα (-ma)

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Noun[edit]

αἴνιγμα (aínigma) (genitive αἰνίγματος) n, third declension

  1. riddle
  2. taunt
  3. Obscure method of communication
  4. ambush

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