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"Giant" is an adjective which is often translated as "gigante", and "gigantic" is an adjective which is often translated as "gigantesco". Learn more about the difference between "giant" and "gigantic" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (very large)
a. gigante
The actor lives in a giant mansion in California.El actor vive en un mansion gigante en California.
b. colosal
The house sits at the edge of a giant cliff.La casa se ubica al borde de un acantilado colosal.
c. gigantesco
We'll have to cross that giant ravine to reach the castle.Tendremos que atravesar ese barranco gigantesco para llegar al castillo.
d. enorme
I have a friend who works there, and he gave me a giant discount.Tengo un amigo que trabaja allá y me dio un descuento enorme.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (supernatural being)
a. el gigante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la giganta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The giant's wife was chopping down some trees to make a salad for her husband.La mujer del gigante estaba picando algunos árboles para prepararle una ensalada.
3. (important person)
a. el gigante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la gigante
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Everyone admires his sculpture. He's truly a giant of the art world.Todo el mundo admira su escultura. Es un verdadero gigante del mundo del arte.
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gigantic
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (very large)
a. gigantesco
A gigantic wave loomed above the ship.Una ola gigantesca surgió imponente ante el barco.
b. enorme
Two steaks and a pound of potatoes were insufficient to satiate his gigantic appetite.Dos bistecs y una libra de papas no fueron suficientes para satisfacer su enorme apetito.
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