Have you ever stopped to ask what is the biggest word in the Portuguese language? Or what is the biggest word in each language? How many letters does it have and what does it mean? In this article we will learn giants words you never thought existed.
The largest word recorded in a dictionary has 46 letters and is Pneumoultramicroscopicossilicovulcanoconiotic which is a word related to an acute lung disease caused by inhalation of volcanic ash. There are many technical words that have more than 30 letters like:
But the biggest non-technical word in Portuguese has 29 letters and is not constitutional, an adverb, which means the highest degree of unconstitutionality.
World's biggest word
The biggest word in the world is a Nordic insult:
- pionaliopecaedriajerkdivhdjaldkrjanekdociddonamzzaripdeecedeo- geidofnsyejitecoalemmetpoadeclapenneaemahsjvukdubvgofn- docvirorivobnidpodovusodurnrhyvudoenbhsfciofnpemerohivokri,
This insult has 173 letters. This expletive is a curse on a white man formerly a slave but a slave.
There is a fictitious word with 182 letters, which is the name of a fictitious plate created by Aristophanes:
The table below shows the major words of a certain language. There may be bigger words, as some languages are constantly changing, and several terms are created.
|English||pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanocon||45||Lung disease caused by the inhalation of very fine silicon powder.|
|Japanese||hatarakanakerebanaranai||23||need to work|
|Spanish||super extraordinary||22||very extraordinary|
|Italian||precipitevolissimevolamente||26||As fast as possible|
|Icelandic||hæstaréttarmálaflutningsmaður||30||supreme court attorney|
|130||preparatory work in contributing to the discussion on the maintenance support system of the inspection device material of aviation simulator within the northeastern part of the Baltic coastal artillery.|
|Lithuanian||Nebepasikiskiakopusteliaujanciuosiuose||38||that are no longer gathering wood.|
|Croatian||Prijestolonaslijednikovica||26||an heir's wife to the throne.|
|Russian||ryentgyenoelyektrokardiografichyeskogo (рентгеноэлектрокардиографического)||33/38||belongs to the electrocardiographic X-ray.|
|Polish||Najcharakterystyczniejszego||27||form in the genitive for the adjective “the most characteristic”.|
|Turkish||Kindercarnavalsoptochtvoorbereidingswerk…||49||is an activity that prepares children for the carnival parade.|
|German||Donaudampfschiffahrtselektrizitätenhaupt…||80||Deputy head of the steamboat society with the main electric motor that transport on the Danube.|
|Hungarian||megszentségtelenithetetlenségeskedéseite||44||their unspeakable attitudes|
Is that you? Do you know big words or bigger than those?