riddle

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Pronunciation (Yadda ake faɗi)

Noun

Singular
riddle

Plural
riddles

  1. A riddle is something that is puzzling, hard to solve, or difficult to define. <> kacici-kacici / kacinci-kacinci.
    That question is quite a riddle. <> Wannan tambayar kacici-kacici ce.

Verb

Plain form (yanzu)
riddle

3rd-person singular (ana cikin yi)
riddles

Past tense (ya wuce)
riddled

Past participle (ya wuce)
riddled

Present participle (ana cikin yi)
riddling

  1. To fill with holes.
    The shots from his gun began to riddle the target.
  2. To be filled with.
    Your argument is riddled with errors.
  3. To solve or answer a riddle or question.
    Riddle me this...., meaning Answer the following question.
  4. To put something through a sieve.
    You have to riddle the gravel before you lay it on the road.