As a Noun:
1. Extreme suffering or death caused by lack of food. English = starvation.
2. The desire to eat food. English = hunger.
As a Verb or Adjective:
1. To suffer greatly from a lack of food and sometimes die. English = starve, go hungry.
2. To be suffering and even dying from a lack of food. English = (be) starving.
3. To want to eat food very much. English = (be) hungry. Informal English = (be) starving.