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British English: /ˈhʌŋɡri/
American English: /ˈhəŋɡri/

Translation of hungry in Italian:


  • 1to be o feel hungry
    essere affamato
    to make somebody hungry
    fare venire fame a qualcuno
    I'm hungry for dinner
    non vedo l'ora di fare cena
    to go hungry
    (from necessity)
    soffrire la fame
    (by choice)
    privarsi del cibo, digiunare
    I'd rather go hungry than eat that! this is hungry work!
    questo è un lavoro che fa venire fame!
  • 2 [figurative]
    (look, eye)
    to be hungry for
    bramare o desiderare ardentemente

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