See also: محنتand مجنب

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Derived from the passive participle of the verb خَنَّثَ(ḵannaṯa, to bend, to make effeminate), from the root خ ن ث(ḵ-n-ṯ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مُخَنَّث (muḵannaṯm (plural مُخَنَّثُون(muḵannaṯūn))

  1. (Standard Arabic, often derogatory) a trans woman or male-to-female crossdresser; literally "effeminate one" or "male who resembles a woman"

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AdjectiveEdit

مُخَنَّث (muḵannaṯ) (feminine مُخَنَّثَة(muḵannaṯa), masculine plural مُخَنَّثُون(muḵannaṯūn), feminine plural مُخَنَّثَات(muḵannaṯāt))

  1. passive participle of خَنَّثَ(ḵannaṯa)
  2. hermaphrodite (having both male and female parts or functions)
  3. (often derogatory) effeminate
    1. (derogatory) powerless, impotent, weak

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