There are 2 main definitions of Hijra in English:

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Hijra 1

Pronunciation: /ˈhijrə/

noun

Variant form of Hegira.
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There are 2 main definitions of Hijra in English:

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hijra 2

Pronunciation: /ˈhɪdʒrə/

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noun

1(In South Asia) a person whose birth sex is male but who identifies as female or as neither male nor female.
Example sentences
  • For the thousands of hijras who throng Koovakam dressed as brides for Aravan, theirs is a martyr's role.
  • I'll drive relishing the solitude; and there are lots of hijras in Jaisalmer.
  • If one boy wanted to taunt another, all he had to do was clap-clap, pause, and the message was clear: ‘You are nothing but a hijra.’
1.1 historical A eunuch.

Origin

Hindi, literally 'eunuch'.

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