giganto

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See also: Giganto and giganto-

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

giganto (comparative more giganto, superlative most giganto)

  1. (neologism) giant; gigantic.
    • 2004, Gretchen Becker, Prediabetes, What You Need to Know to Keep Diabetes Away, Marlowe & Company, ISBN 1569244642 and ISBN 9781569244647, page 112
      it’s hard to order a small chicken salad at a fast-food restaurant if everyone else is getting the Giganto Cheeseburger Deal with a bushel of fries and a gallon of soda.
    • 2006, Susan “Sue” Dunlap, A Single Eye, Carroll & Graf Publishers, ISBN 0786718501 and ISBN 9780786718504, page 94
      It was a huge giganto emberrassment.
    • 2007, Susan Isaacs, Past Perfect, A Novel, Simon and Schuster, ISBN 0743242165 and ISBN 9780743242165, page 299
      Also, even with her giganto implants, Dani could get through a smaller opening than I.
    • 2007, Susan R. S. K. Carlton, Lobsterland, Macmillan, ISBN 0805080961 and ISBN 9780805080964, page 76
      For some random reason, I think of the doctor at the Eye Guy holding those giganto clicky circles over my eyes when I needed new glasses.

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Gigant, Spanish gigante, Italian gigante

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡiˈɡanto/
  • Hyphenation: gi‧gan‧to

Noun[edit]

giganto (accusative singular giganton, plural gigantoj, accusative plural gigantojn)

  1. (mythology) giant
    • 1906, Kabe (translator), “La senditoj de morto”, in Elektitaj Fabeloj[1], translation of Fairy Tales by Brothers Grimm:
      "Kio?" diris la giganto, "vi hometo, kiun mi povus dispremi inter la fingroj, vi volas bari al mi la vojon?"
      "What?" said the giant, "you runt, who I could crush between my fingers, you want to block my way?"

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See also[edit]

  • grandulo (giant (person of great size))

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Noun[edit]

giganto (plural giganti)

  1. giant (mythical human)

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