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ChineseEdit

hungry to be hungry; hungry
trad. (飢餓)
simp. (饥饿) 饿

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NounEdit

飢餓

  1. hunger; starvation

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AdjectiveEdit

飢餓

  1. (formal) hungry; starving

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JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term

Grade: S

Grade: S
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EtymologyEdit

Middle Chinese 飢餓

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NounEdit

飢餓 (hiragana きが, rōmaji kiga)

  1. hunger, starvation, famine
     () ()ない () ()、ウラモグ
    Taemanai Kiga, Uramogu
    Ulamog, the Ceaseless Hunger
    • 2016 April 23, “ウラモグのみちほろぼし [Pathrazer of Ulamog]”, in エルドラージ覚醒 [Eldrazi Awakening] (in Japanese), Wizards of the Coast:
       () () () (がい) () (そう) ()し。 () (かい) () (がい) (せん) (りゃく) ()し。
      Kiga igai ni shisō-nashi. Hakai igai ni senryaku-nashi.
      No thought but hunger. No strategy but destruction.
    • 1948, 豊島与志雄, 花ふぶき:
      空腹 (くうふく)どころではなく、 (まった) () ()だった。
      Kūfuku dokoro de wa naku, mattaku kiga datta.
      It was not any mere hunger, it was absolute starvation.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

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Hanja in this term

NounEdit

飢餓 (gia) (hangeul 기아)

  1. Hanja form? of 기아, “hunger, starvation”.