gigante

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See also: Gigante

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin gigās, from Ancient Greek γίγᾱς (gígās, giant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒiˈɡan.te/
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Adjective[edit]

gigante (plural giganti)

  1. (relational) giant; huge, gigantic, colossal
    Synonyms: enorme, gigantesco, colossale

Noun[edit]

gigante m (plural giganti, feminine gigantessa)

  1. giant
    Synonym: colosso
    Antonym: nano

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

gigante

  1. ablative singular of gigāns

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin gigās, from Ancient Greek γίγᾱς (gígās, giant).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ʒiˈɡɐ̃.t͡ʃi/, [ʒiˈɡɐ̃.t͡ʃi]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ʒiˈɡɐ̃.tɨ/, [ʒiˈɣɐ̃.tɨ]

Adjective[edit]

gigante m or f (plural gigantes, comparable)

  1. huge; gigantic
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:grande

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gigante m (plural gigantes, feminine giganta, feminine plural gigantas)

  1. giant (mythical human)
  2. (sometimes offensive) giant (a very tall person)
    Synonym: (Brazil, offensive) poste
  3. giant (one of the Gigantes of Greek mythology)

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Sardinian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin gigās, from Ancient Greek γίγᾱς (gígās, giant).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gigante (masculine and feminine plural gigantes)

  1. huge, giant, gigantic

Noun[edit]

gigante m (plural gigantes)

  1. giant

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin gigās, from Ancient Greek γίγᾱς (gígās, giant). Cognate with English giant.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xiˈɡante/, [xiˈɣ̞ãn̪.t̪e]

Adjective[edit]

gigante (plural gigantes)

  1. giant, gigantic

Noun[edit]

gigante m (plural gigantes, feminine giganta, feminine plural gigantas)

  1. giant
  2. juggernaut

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Cebuano: higante
  • Tagalog: higante

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