See also: Enigma and enigmă

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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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 inan

  1. enigma

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

enigma m (plural enigmes)

  1. enigma

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

enigmo +‎ -a

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. enigmatic

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈeniɡmɑ/, [ˈe̞niɡmɑ]
  • Rhymes: -eniɡmɑ
  • Syllabification: 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
Possessive forms of enigma (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person enigmani enigmamme
2nd person enigmasi enigmanne
3rd person enigmansa

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
    Synonyms: giallo, mistero

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pianigiani, Ottorino (1907) , “enigma”, in Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Rome: Albrighi & Segati

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ēnigma n (genitive ēnigmatis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of aenigma

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ēnigma ēnigmata
Genitive ēnigmatis ēnigmatum
Dative ēnigmatī ēnigmatibus
Accusative ēnigma ēnigmata
Ablative ēnigmate ēnigmatibus
Vocative ēnigma ēnigmata

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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RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

enigma f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of enigmă

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eˈniɡma/, [eˈniɣ̞.ma]

NounEdit

enigma m (plural enigmas)

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

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Further readingEdit

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