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A human being cannot be a hermaphrodite. The word you are probably looking for is intersex.
- I'm afraid you're quite wrong. hermaphrodite has been used to describe human beings for about 600 years. intersex is a term that's only been around since the 20th century, and in fact originally it was reserved for non-humans. It may be preferred politically now but that does not suddenly mean "a human being cannot be a hermaphrodite". Ƿidsiþ 09:33, 13 November 2009 (UTC)
The 1887 Dictionary and Grammar of the Kongo Language: As Spoken at San Salvador has "nkento-mu-yakala" glossed as "hermaphrodite" (but literally "woman-and-man", from "nkento" = "woman" and "(-)yakala" = "man"). But I imagine its orthography is quite out of date... - -sche (discuss) 01:09, 20 June 2015 (UTC)