sphinx - транскрипция, произношение и перевод онлайн

Транскрипция и произношение слова "sphinx" в британском и американском вариантах. Подробный перевод и примеры.

sphinx / сфинкс, загадочное существо, непонятный человек
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Перевод
имя существительное
сфинкс
sphinx
загадочное существо
sphinx
непонятный человек
obscurity, sphinx
Определения
имя существительное
a winged monster of Thebes, having a woman's head and a lion's body. It propounded a riddle about the three ages of man, killing those who failed to solve it, until Oedipus was successful, whereupon the Sphinx committed suicide.
Примеры
it drove him mad when she turned herself into a sphinx as a ruse to avoid facing the truth
When the sphinx was crumbling they finally repaired it in plaster, which needs replacing every five years, in order to maintain the point of decay, and clarify the difference.
The building with the sphinx and obelisks in the center housed Akoun's Beautiful Orient with its bazaar offering wares from the Middle East.
The shy, introverted Gandhi, once described as a sphinx and an enigma, has come a long way in the past six years.
They were going to see the sphinx and come back with souvenirs.