Which one should be correct -

Meine Kinder haben (considering sie as the pronoun)/ habt(considering ihr as the pronoun) hungrig.

  • 1
    hungrish isn't a german word. You probably meant Hunger instead. Commented Aug 25, 2018 at 13:19
  • 1
    or you probably meant hungrig.
    – tofro
    Commented Aug 25, 2018 at 13:21
  • lol, my bad i was reading the words in english while writing them in german. yes, it is hungrig. @tofro
    – saran3h
    Commented Aug 25, 2018 at 13:25

2 Answers 2


Neither is correct.

Either you use the noun:

Meine Kinder haben Hunger.

or you use the adjective (with sein):

Meine Kinder sind hungrig.

The latter is an 1:1 equivalent to the English

My kids are hungry.


When you talk about your kids to someone else, you can say

Meine Kinder/Sie haben Hunger.


Meine Kinder/Sie sind hungrig.

So, as in English, you use 3rd person plural.

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