See also: αίνιγμα

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

αἴνιγμα ‎(aínigman ‎(genitive αἰνίγματος); third declension

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

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