aenigma

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, riddle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aenigma n (genitive aenigmatis); third declension

  1. a riddle, enigma
  2. an allegory
  3. accusative singular of aenigma
  4. vocative singular of aenigma

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aenigma aenigmata
genitive aenigmatis aenigmatum
dative aenigmatī aenigmatibus
accusative aenigma aenigmata
ablative aenigmate aenigmatibus
vocative aenigma aenigmata

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References[edit]

  • aenigma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aenigma in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “aenigma”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • aenigma” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • aenigma in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aenigma in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin