1. sphinxUsually written using kana alone
Wikipedia definition
2. SphinxA sphinx is a mythical creature with, as a minimum, the body of a lion and the head of a human or a cat. In Greek tradition, it has the haunches of a lion, the wings of a great bird, and the face of a woman. She is mythicised as treacherous and merciless. Those who cannot answer her riddle suffer a fate typical in such mythological stories, as they are killed and eaten by this ravenous monster.
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Other forms
すふぃんくす: Gikun (meaning as reading) or jukujikun (special kanji reading).


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