enigma

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

enigma (plural enigmas or enigmata)[1]

  1. Something or someone puzzling, mysterious or inexplicable.
  2. A riddle, or a difficult problem.

Translations[edit]

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Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ enigma” listed by Dictionary.com Unabridged (v1·1)

Anagrams[edit]


Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

Noun[edit]

enigma m (plural enigmes)

  1. enigma

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish enigma, from Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

Noun[edit]

enigma

  1. enigma

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

Noun[edit]

enigma m (plural enigmes)

  1. enigma

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

enigmo +‎ -a

Adjective[edit]

enigma (plural enigmaj, accusative singular enigman, accusative plural enigmajn)

  1. enigmatic

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

Noun[edit]

enigma m (plural enigmas)

  1. enigma

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ænigma, from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma).[1]

Noun[edit]

enigma m (plural enigmi)

  1. enigma, riddle

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ enígma, enímma” listed in Dizionario Etimologico Online

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

enigma n (genitive enigmatis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of aenigma.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative enigma enigmata
genitive enigmatis enigmatum
dative enigmatī enigmatibus
accusative enigma enigmata
ablative enigmate enigmatibus
vocative enigma enigmata

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

Noun[edit]

enigma m (plural enigmas)

  1. enigma

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

enigma m (plural enigmas)

  1. enigma

Related terms[edit]