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conjecture
  ۱) هاشن؛ ۲) هاشنیدن   
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.
1b) An opinion or theory so formed or expressed; → huess; → speculation.
2) To conclude or suppose from grounds or evidence insufficient to ensure reliability (Dictionary.com).

An opinion or theory formed without sufficient evidence for proof; guess; speculation.

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.

Hâšan, from hâ-, variant ham-, → com-, + šan, from ešândan "to throw out," → eject.

Goldbach's conjecture
  هاشن ِ گلدباخ   
hâšan-e Goldbach

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.