hermafrodiet

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French hermaphrodite, from Latin Hermaphroditus, from Ancient Greek Ἑρμαφρόδῑτος (Hermaphródītos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɦɛr.maː.froːˈdit/
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  • Hyphenation: her‧ma‧fro‧diet
  • Rhymes: -it

NounEdit

hermafrodiet m (plural hermafrodieten, diminutive hermafrodietje n)

  1. A hermaphrodite. (see usage note below)
    Synonym: manwijf

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AdjectiveEdit

hermafrodiet (not comparable)

  1. Hermaphrodite, hermaphroditic.
    Synonyms: hermafroditisch, tweeslachtig

Usage notesEdit

For humans interseks or interseksueel is now often preferred.

InflectionEdit

Inflection of hermafrodiet
uninflected hermafrodiet
inflected hermafrodiete
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial hermafrodiet
indefinite m./f. sing. hermafrodiete
n. sing. hermafrodiet
plural hermafrodiete
definite hermafrodiete
partitive hermafrodiets

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