giant
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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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giant
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el gigante(a)
(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(a)
(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).
giant killermatagigantes mf inv
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. colosal, gigantesco(a)
giant panda(oso m) panda m, panda gigante
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giant [ˈdʒaɪənt]
noun
1 (physically) giganteagiganta (m) (f);a giganta
2 (in importance, power) gigante (m)
Sol, the computer giant Sol, líder en ordenadores; he was a giant among actors como actor fue un coloso
adjective
[+tree, star] gigantesco; [+animal, insect, bird, plant] gigante; [+portion] gigantesco; enorme; [+packet] gigante; familiar; [+strides] de gigante;
modifier
giant panda (n) panda (m) gigante
giant slalom (n) slalom (m) gigante
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "giant"
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giant panda
el panda gigante
giant anteater
el oso hormiguero gigante
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