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LatinEdit

 aenigma on Latin Wikipedia

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, riddle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aenigma n (genitive aenigmatis); third declension

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

InflectionEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

  • 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