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English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A severe shortage of food (as through crop failure) resulting in violent hunger and starvation and death.
  2. An acute insufficiency.
Part of Speech(名) noun
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缺乏quēfáto lack; to be short of; lack; shortage
凶荒xiōnghuāng(literary) famine
粮荒liánghuāngfamine; critical shortage of grain
饥荒jīhuāngcrop failure; famine; debt; difficulty
灾荒zāihuāngnatural disaster; famine
xiōngvicious; fierce; ominous; inauspicious; famine; variant of
饥饿jī'èhunger; starvation; famine
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