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Simply, you can call it a Shinigami/Human Hybrid, Half Shinigami, Half Human.

But if it were to have a proper name. What would you call it?

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    I'd call it Bob. – Valorum Sep 4 '18 at 21:38
  • What is the english word for Shinigami? – Alessandro Sanfilippo Sep 4 '18 at 21:49
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    @AlessandroSanfilippo The dubbed version of Bleach called them Soul Reapers – Machavity Sep 4 '18 at 22:56
  • They would be called "Parents". – Organic Marble Sep 4 '18 at 23:37
  • Why, that would be a Shinigami-kun, of course... – NothingToSeeHere Sep 5 '18 at 19:36
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The answer seems to depend a lot on the mother and where she gives birth. For instance, we have this in the Manga (hinted in the anime and a pretty massive spoiler)

Ichigo Kurosaki is the son of Masaki Kurosaki, a human Quincy, and Isshin Kurosaki, the former 10th squad captain of the Soul Society/Gotei 13, who was wearing a special gigai that allowed him to save Masaki from her inner hollow. As Ichigo is born in the human world to a human mother, he is human. It's not clear how "human" Isshin was at the time, since he does regain his powers as a Soul Reaper/Shinigami. It's also clear that Ichigo inherited both Quincy and Soul Reaper powers from his parents.

It's not clear how/if other normal gigais could change this equation, since it was stated that

Rukia's specially made gigai was meant to turn her into a human over time

Presumably only humans can be produced (albeit ones with more spiritual pressure/sensitivity than normal humans)

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