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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

coniectūra f ‎(genitive coniectūrae); first declension

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

InflectionEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

  • coniectura in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette, s.v.coniectura”.
  • 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