coniectura

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Etymology[edit]

From cōniciō ‎(prophesy; conclude), from con ‎(with) + iaciō ‎(throw, hurl).

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Noun[edit]

coniectūra f ‎(genitive coniectūrae); first declension

  1. conjecture, guess, conjectural inference
  2. interpretation (of dreams), divining, soothsaying, prophesying

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative coniectūra coniectūrae
genitive coniectūrae coniectūrārum
dative coniectūrae coniectūrīs
accusative coniectūram coniectūrās
ablative coniectūrā coniectūrīs
vocative coniectūra coniectūrae

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References[edit]

  • coniectura” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to conjecture: coniectura assequi, consequi, aliquid coniectura colligere
    • as far as I can guess: quantum ego coniectura assequor, auguror
    • to infer by comparison, judge one thing by another: coniecturam alicuius rei facere or capere ex aliqua re
    • to judge others by oneself: de se (ex se de aliis) coniecturam facere
    • it is a matter of conjecture, supposition: aliquid in coniectura positum est
    • it is a matter of conjecture, supposition: aliquid coniectura nititur, continetur (Div. 1. 14. 24)
    • to try to conjecture probabilities: probabilia coniectura sequi