honger

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Afrikaans[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch honger, from Middle Dutch honger, from Old Dutch hunger, from Proto-Germanic *hungruz.

Noun[edit]

honger (uncountable)

  1. hunger

Adjective[edit]

honger (attributive honger, not comparable)

  1. hungry

Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch hongeren (to (suffer) hunger; to desire strongly), from Middle Dutch hongeren, from Old Dutch hungeren.

Verb[edit]

honger (present honger, present participle hongerende, past participle gehonger)

  1. (intransitive, figuratively) to desire strongly, to hunger [+ na (for/after)]

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɔ.ŋər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: hon‧ger
  • Rhymes: -ɔŋər

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch honger, from Old Dutch hunger, from Proto-Germanic *hungruz.

Noun[edit]

honger m (uncountable)

  1. hunger
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: honger

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

honger

  1. first-person singular present indicative of hongeren
  2. imperative of hongeren

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch hunger, from Proto-Germanic *hungruz.

Noun[edit]

honger m

  1. hunger
  2. famine

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

honger

  1. Alternative form of hunger

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hungr, from Proto-Germanic *hungruz.

Noun[edit]

honger

  1. Hunger.
    ję hæ da lidi a hongråm
    I have suffered from hunger

Verb[edit]

honger

  1. To hunger.

Derived terms[edit]

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