From cōniciō (“prophesy; conclude”), from con (“with”) + iaciō (“throw, hurl”).
coniectūra f (genitive coniectūrae); first declension
- conjecture, guess, conjectural inference
- interpretation (of dreams), divining, soothsaying, prophesying
- coniectura in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- “coniectura” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
- Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, 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