αἴνιγμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

αἴνιγμα (aínigman (genitive αἰνίγματος); third declension

  1. riddle
  2. taunt
  3. An obscure method of communication
  4. ambush

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