1) hâšan; 2) hâšanidan
Fr.: 1) conjecture; 2) conjecturer, supposer
1a) The formation or expression of an opinion or theory without sufficient
evidence for proof. → mathematical conjecture.
M.E., from O.Fr. conjecture "surmise, guess," or directly from L. coniectura "conclusion, interpretation, guess, inference," literally "a casting together (of facts, etc.)," from coniectus, p.p. of conicere "to throw together," from → com- "together" + iacere "to throw," → eject.
Fr.: conjecture de Goldbach
Every number greater than 2 is the sum of two → prime numbers. Goldbach's number remains one of the most famous unsolved mathematical problems of today.
Named after the German mathematician Christian Goldbach (1690-1764); → conjecture.
Fr.: conjecture mathématique