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suggestio

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

suggestĭo: (subg-), ōnis, f. suggero. *
I Lit., an adding to, addition: potus suggestione auctus, Cael. Aur. Tard. 2, 13, 182.—
II Trop. *
   A A rhet. fig., where the orator puts a question and answers it himself, a suggestion: quod schema quidam per suggestionem vocant, i. e. per subjectionem, Quint. 9, 2, 15.—
   B A hint, intimation, suggestion (late Lat.), Vop. Aur. 14; 19; Symm. Ep. 9, 20; Inscr. Orell. 2.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

suggestiō (subg-), ōnis, f.,
1 action d’ajouter, addition : C. Aur. Chron. 2, 13, 182
2 [fig. rhét.] = subjectio, suggestion : Quint. 9, 2, 15 || avis, suggestion : Vop. Aur. 14.

Latin > German (Georges)

suggestio, ōnis, f. (suggero), I) die Hinzufügung, Häufung, Cael. Aur. de morb. chron. 2, 13, 182. – II) bildl.: 1) die Anfügung, eine rhet. Figur, wenn der Redner fragt und die Antwort selbst hinzufügt, Quint. 9, 2, 15. – 2) das An-die-Hand-Geben, die Eingebung, Einflüsterung, Erinnerung, Vorstellung, der Rat, Vopisc. Aurel. 14, 6. Corp. inscr. Lat. 6, 1188 u. Eccl. (auch im Plur.).

Latin > English

suggestio suggestionis N F :: supplying an answer to one's own question; suggestion, hint (L+S); addition