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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hungragaz, *hungrugaz (hungry), equivalent to Hunger +‎ -ig. Compare Dutch hongerig, English hungry.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhʊŋ.ʁɪç/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈhʊŋ.ɡʁɪç/ (regional, less common)

AdjectiveEdit

hungrig (comparative hungriger, superlative am hungrigsten)

  1. hungry (desirous of food)

Usage notesEdit

  • The commoner German expression for “I’m hungry” is ich habe Hunger rather than ich bin hungrig, though the latter is also possible.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hungrig (neuter singular hungrig, definite singular and plural hungrige)

  1. hungry

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hungrig (neuter singular hungrig, definite singular and plural hungrige)

  1. hungry

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hungrig (comparative hungrigare, superlative hungrigast)

  1. hungry

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of hungrig
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular hungrig hungrigare hungrigast
Neuter singular hungrigt hungrigare hungrigast
Plural hungriga hungrigare hungrigast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 hungrige hungrigare hungrigaste
All hungriga hungrigare hungrigaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.