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English Meaning(s) for 飢え

  1. hunger; starvation

Definition and Synonyms for 飢え

Hungriness a physiological need for food
Synonyms: ひもじい, 空腹, 空き腹, 空腹感, すきっ腹, 腹ペコ, 飢え, 飢える
Starvation the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine
Synonyms: 干乾し, 飢え, 飢える, 飢餓
Hungriness the consequence of food deprivation
Synonyms: ひもじい, 空腹, 空き腹, 空腹感, すきっ腹, 腹ペコ, 飢え, 飢える

Meanings for each kanji in 飢え

» hungry; starve

Categories 飢え is a member of

Drive a physiological state corresponding to a strong need or desire
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Privation act of depriving someone of food or money or rights
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 飢え

Sample Sentences for 飢え

It was cold, and, in addition, it was windy.
Her futuristic vision helped shape the company's mission statement.
There is a book on the desk.
She was driven to stealing by hunger.
He often lies on the bed and reads.

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