prodigious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word prodigious
The root PRO- means 'in favor of'.The root DIGI- (e.g., digit) refers to numbers or quantity. So, PRODIGIOUS refers to a favorable (or great) number.
Pro+Digious= Professional Diggaj
prod refers to production and gious sounds as genious so someone genious in production we say him as marvelous, great.
prodigy is very talent person, so prodigious means talented person who is GREAT IN SIZE
Think PROfessional/DIGger=HUGE amount. A PRO DIGGER--with his fancy digging uniform and silver shovel--digs such HUGE quantities of dirt that he's able to completely fill in the ocean.
Like Prodigy - Huge or just gifted.
we fight about prodigious dirty dishes
if we dig something we can get amazing, awesome diamonds, jewellery.