hambruna

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to the Colombian grammarian Rufino José Cuervo (1844-1911), the word is a compound of hambre (hunger) +‎ perruna (dog-like).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /amˈbɾuna/, [ãmˈbɾu.na]
  • Hyphenation: ham‧bru‧na

Noun[edit]

hambruna f (plural hambrunas)

  1. famine

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