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"Tengo hambre."

Translation:I am hungry.

April 13, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/johnsimons

Why isn't it said, (Yo hambre) ? In stead of, (Tengo hambre).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Iago

The full sentence is "Yo tengo hambre" but you don't need the yo as it's already known when you use the word "tengo."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/siebolt

"hambre" is a noun > "hunger". Literally Spanish says "I have hunger", a concept used in German, Dutch, French and Italian also. As "I have hunger" is bad English you must translate "I am hungry"

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