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饥饿
Main
English Definitionhunger; starvation; famine
Simplified Script饥饿
Traditional Script飢餓
Pinyinjī'è
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧ ㄜˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gei1ngo6
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; TOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
hungry
饿 èto be hungry; hungry; to starve (somebody)

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Words With Same Head Word    
饥渴jīkěhunger and thirst
饥谨jījǐndearth
饥馑jījǐnstarvation
饥不择食jī bù zéshíwhen hungry, you can't pick what you eat (idiom); beggars can't be choosers; When matters are urgent, don't spend time choosing alternatives.
饥寒交迫jī hán jiāopòbeset by hunger and cold (idiom); starving and freezing; in desperate poverty
Words With Same Tail Word    
挨饿ái'èto go hungry; to endure starvation; famished
穷饿qióng'èexhausted and hungry
解饿jiě'èto relieve hunger
半饥饿bàn jī'èsemistarvation
饿不饿è bù èto be hungry or not
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