la adivinanza
-the riddle
See the entry for adivinanza.

adivinanza

Después de tres días no habían acertado la adivinanza.
And they could not for three days expound the riddle.
A los tres días aún no habían acertado la adivinanza.
And they could not in three days expound the riddle.
Y no pudieron declararle la adivinanza en tres días.
But they could not tell the riddle in three days.
Preguntó si la adivinanza fue tu idea también.
He asked if the riddle was your idea, as well.
Y no pudieron declararle la adivinanza en tres días.
And in three days they could not solve the riddle.
Entonces ella declaró la adivinanza a los hijos de su pueblo.
Then she explained the riddle to the sons of her people.
Las causas de tal decisión hasta ahora se quedan la adivinanza.
The reasons of such decision remain till now a riddle.
Ellos no pudieron interpretar la adivinanza en tres días.
And they could not solve the riddle in three days.
Entonces ella declaró la adivinanza a los hijos de su pueblo.
She then told the riddle to the sons of her people.
El enigma de la adivinanza no es la solución.
The mystery of the riddle is not the solution...
Y no pudieron declararle la adivinanza en tres días.
But they could not answer the question in three days.
El enigma de la adivinanza no es la solución.
The mystery of the riddle is not the solution...
Y no pudieron declararle la adivinanza en tres días.
Now for three days they could not explain the riddle.
Entonces ella declaró la adivinanza a los hijos de su pueblo.
Then she told the riddle to her people.
Entonces ella explicó la adivinanza a los hijos de su pueblo.
Then she told the riddle to her countrymen.
Y al cabo de tres días, aún no habían resuelto la adivinanza.
And in three days they could not solve the riddle.
El tenía que resolver la adivinanza para poder descubrir quién era quién.
He had to solve the riddle to find out who was who.
Parece que ya ha resuelto la adivinanza que le di.
It seems like she has already solved the riddle I have given her.
¿Encontraste la solución a la adivinanza que te di?
Did you solve the riddle that I gave you?
Si es capaz de contestar a la adivinanza, abandonaré mi puesto.
If you are able to answer the riddle, I will give up my position.
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