how to pronounce sphinx


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the above transcription of sphinx is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

sphinx is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of sphinx in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… a sphinx tile can join with another …”

meaning of sphinx

A sphinx is a mythical creature with the head of a human and the body of a lion.

sphinx frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sphinx occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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