how to pronounce hermaphrodite


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hermaphrodite is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of hermaphrodite in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… is a rise of the hermaphrodite asian of …”

meanings of hermaphrodite


  1. A hermaphrodite brig.
  2. An individual or organism possessing ambiguous sexual organs, typically including both types of gonads.
  3. A person or thing possessing two opposing qualities.
  4. An armoured fighting vehicle having features of both male tanks and female tanks.
  5. A farm wagon convertible to multiple purposes.


  1. Having gender-ambiguous sexual organs, typically including both types of gonads.
  2. Combining two opposing qualities.

hermaphrodite frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hermaphrodite occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hermaphrodite can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hermaphrodite can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) transport and travel;

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