腹が減る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
はら
Grade: 6

Grade: 5
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Literally, one's stomach,  (はら) (hara), decreases,  () (heru).

Verb[edit]

腹が減る (godan conjugation, hiragana はらがへる, romaji hara ga heru)

  1. (idiomatic) get hungry
    • 1905, Natsume Sōseki, 吾輩は猫である:
       (はら)非常 (ひじょう) ()って ()た。
      hara ga hijō ni hette kita.
      I started to get extremely hungry.