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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin aenigma (riddle), being derived itself from the Ancient Greek verbal noun αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, speaking in riddles).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɪˈnɪɡmə/, /əˈnɪɡmə/
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NounEdit

enigma (plural enigmas or enigmata)[1]

  1. Something or someone puzzling, mysterious or inexplicable.
  2. A riddle, or a difficult problem.

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TranslationsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ enigma” listed by Dictionary.com Unabridged (v1·1)

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

NounEdit

enigma m (plural enigmes)

  1. enigma

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BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish enigma, from Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

NounEdit

enigma

  1. enigma

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

enigma m (plural enigmes)

  1. enigma

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

enigmo +‎ -a

AdjectiveEdit

enigma (accusative singular enigman, plural enigmaj, accusative plural enigmajn)

  1. enigmatic

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈeniɡmɑ/, [ˈe̞niɡmɑ]
  • Hyphenation: e‧nig‧ma

NounEdit

enigma

  1. enigma

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of enigma (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative enigma enigmat
genitive enigman enigmojen
partitive enigmaa enigmoja
illative enigmaan enigmoihin
singular plural
nominative enigma enigmat
accusative nom. enigma enigmat
gen. enigman
genitive enigman enigmojen
enigmainrare
partitive enigmaa enigmoja
inessive enigmassa enigmoissa
elative enigmasta enigmoista
illative enigmaan enigmoihin
adessive enigmalla enigmoilla
ablative enigmalta enigmoilta
allative enigmalle enigmoille
essive enigmana enigmoina
translative enigmaksi enigmoiksi
instructive enigmoin
abessive enigmatta enigmoitta
comitative enigmoineen

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

NounEdit

enigma m (plural enigmas)

  1. enigma

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ænigma, from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma).[1]

NounEdit

enigma m (plural enigmi)

  1. enigma, riddle, conundrum

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ enígma, enímma” listed in Dizionario Etimologico Online

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

enigma n (genitive enigmatis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of aenigma

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative enigma enigmata
Genitive enigmatis enigmatum
Dative enigmatī enigmatibus
Accusative enigma enigmata
Ablative enigmate enigmatibus
Vocative enigma enigmata

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

NounEdit

enigma m (plural enigmas)

  1. enigma

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SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin aenigma (riddle), from Ancient Greek αἴνιγμα (aínigma, dark saying, riddle).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eˈniɡma/, [eˈniɣma]

NounEdit

enigma m (plural enigmas)

  1. enigma (something that is puzzling)
  2. riddle

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Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit