riesig

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Riese (giant) +‎ -ig.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁiːzɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈʁiːzɪk/ (common form in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: rie‧sig

Adjective[edit]

riesig (strong nominative masculine singular riesiger, comparative riesiger, superlative am riesigsten)

  1. gigantic, huge
    Synonyms: gigantisch, riesengroß

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • riesig” in Duden online
  • riesig” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache