飢餓

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: S

Noun[edit]

飢餓 (hiragana きが, romaji kiga)

  1. starvation
    • 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)飢餓 (きが)だった。
      kūfuku dokoro de wa naku, mattaku kiga datta.
      It was not any mere hunger, it was absolute starvation.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 饥饿
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jī'è
Zhuyin ㄐㄧ ㄜˋ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi⁵⁵ ˀɤ⁵¹/

Adjective[edit]

飢餓 (traditional, Pinyin jī'è, simplified 饥饿)

  1. hungry; starving

Noun[edit]

飢餓 (traditional, Pinyin jī'è, simplified 饥饿)

  1. hunger; starvation