Three Views on Hunger

To English, hunger is how we are: I am hungry.
To French, hunger is what we have: J’ai faim.
To Esan, hunger is a feeling that beats us: Ohanwen gbime.

What does your language say?
Does your language speak the truth?
What we tell ourselves is our reality, isn’t it?

Thinking about how language might affect perception, and by extension, experience of life.

One thought on “Three Views on Hunger

  1. To Igbo, hunger troubles us: Agu na agu’m.
    German is similar to French: Ich habe hunger.

    Exciting, just to think about the different perspectives.


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