Other Word Forms of Hunger
Origin of Hunger
From Middle English hunger, from Old English hungor (“hunger, desire; famine”), from Proto-Germanic *hungruz, *hunhruz (“hunger”), from Proto-Indo-European *kenk- (“to burn, smart, desire, hunger, thirst”). Compare Dutch honger, German and Low German Hunger, Swedish hunger.
Middle English from Old English hungor
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old English hyngran.
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