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Spanish translation of “hunger”

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hunger

noun /ˈhaŋɡə/
the desire for food
hambre
A cheese roll won’t satisfy my hunger.
the state of not having enough food
hambre
Poor people in many parts of the world are dying of hunger.
any strong desire
hambre; deseo; ganas
a hunger for love.
hungry adjective ( comparative hungrier, superlative hungriest) wanting or needing food etc
hambriento
a hungry baby I’m hungry – I haven’t eaten all day He’s hungry for adventure.
hungrily adverb
con hambre, vorazmente
She hungrily ate her dinner.
hungriness noun
hambre
hunger strike noun a refusal to eat, as a form of protest or to force (someone) to agree to certain demands etc
huelga de hambre
The prisoners went on hunger strike as a protest against prison discipline.
Translations of “hunger”
in Korean 굶주림, 기아…
in Arabic جوع…
in French faim…
in Italian fame…
in Chinese (Traditional) 對食物的需求, 饑餓感, 饑餓…
in Russian голод, жажда, потребность…
in Turkish açlık, kıtlık, bir şeye duyulan açlık/aşırı istek…
in Polish głód…
in Portuguese fome…
in German der Hunger…
in Catalan gana, fam…
in Japanese 空腹, 飢餓, 飢え…
in Chinese (Simplified) 对食物的需求, 饥饿感, 饥饿…
(Definition of hunger from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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