Complete Definition of "hermaphrodite"

English

Etymology
From Hermaphroditos, the mythical son of Hermes and Aphrodite, possessing both male and female qualities.

Noun
en-noun

  1. An individual or organism possessing both male and female organs, typically including both types of gonads.

#: An earthworm is a hermaphrodite.

  1. A person or thing possessing two opposing qualities.
  2. nautical A hermaphrodite brig.

Translations
trans-top|individual or organism having both male and female gonads
Breton: divreizhadezh
Czech: hermafrodit m
Danish: hermafrodit c
Dutch: hermafrodiet m
Estonian: hermafrodiit
Finnish: hermafrodiitti
French: #French|hermaphrodite m|f
German: Hermaphrodit m, Zwitter m
Hebrew: הרמפרודיט (hermafrodit)
Hindi: हिजड़ा (hijra)
Icelandic: tvíkynjungur m
trans-mid
Japanese: 双成り (ふたなり, futanari)
Lithuanian: hermafroditas
Portuguese: hermafrodita m|f
Romanian: hermafrodit
Russian: гермафродит (germafrodít) m
Serbian: hermafrodit, dvopolan
Swedish: hermafrodit c
Turkish: hermafrodit
Ukrainian: гермафродит m
Urdu: URchar|ہیجڑا (hijra)
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trans-top|person or thing possessing two opposing qualities
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Adjective
en-adj

  1. Having both male and female organs, typically including both types of gonads, in one individual or organism.
  2. Combining two opposing qualities.

Translations
trans-top|having both male and female gonads
Dutch: hermafrodiet, hermafrodiete
Finnish: hermafrodiitti
French: hermaphrodite m|f, bisexué m, bisexuée f
German: hermaphroditisch, zwittrig
Icelandic: tvítóla indecl; tvítólaður m, tvítóluð f, tvítólað n; tvítóli m
trans-mid
Japanese: 半陰陽の (はんいんようの, han’in’yō no)
Portuguese: hermafrodita m|f
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trans-top|combining two opposing qualities
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Derived terms
false hermaphrodite
hermaphrodism
pseudohermaphrodite

See also
gynandromorph


French

Pronunciation
IPA|langfr|/ɛʁ.ma.fʁɔ.dit/ SAMPA|langfr|/ER.ma.fRO.dit/

Adjective
fr-infl-adj|smhermaphrodite|sfhermaphrodite|pmhermaphrodites|pfhermaphrodites|smpɛʁ.ma.fʁɔ.dit|sfpɛʁ.ma.fʁɔ.dit|pmpɛʁ.ma.fʁɔ.dit|pfpɛʁ.ma.fʁɔ.dit
hermaphrodite m|f (m and f plural hermaphrodites)

  1. #English|hermaphrodite

Noun
fr-infl-noun|smhermaphrodite|sfhermaphrodite|pmhermaphrodites|pfhermaphrodites|smpɛʁ.ma.fʁɔ.dit|sfpɛʁ.ma.fʁɔ.dit|pmpɛʁ.ma.fʁɔ.dit|pfpɛʁ.ma.fʁɔ.dit
hermaphrodite m|f (m and f plural hermaphrodites)

  1. #English|hermaphrodite

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