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From es- + fame (hunger) + -ear.

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esfamear (first-person singular present esfameo, first-person singular preterite esfameei, past participle esfameado)

  1. to be very hungry
  2. to starve
    • 1887, Alberto Garcia Ferreiro, Volvoretas, page :
      qu'á beira dos ricos consinte que haxa nas chouzas perdidas aló nas montañas, us nenos que tremen, e us vellos qu'esfamian
      that besides the rich people, they allow that in the huts up in the mountains, there are children shaking with cold, and old people that starve

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