Kanji details for

 
Common kanji
Uses 13 strokes
Jinmeiyou Kanji (used in names)

Search words that:
- start with 獅
- end with 獅
- contain 獅
lion
KUN:
  • しし
    shishi
ON:
  • shi
Written with 13 strokes
Jinmeiyou Kanji (used in names)
Radicals:
Example words(showing 1-10 of 27 results)

noun
1.
lion
See also:ライオン
2.
left-hand guardian dog at a Shinto shrine
See also:狛犬
Other readings:
師子【しし】

noun
sphinx(usually kana)
Other readings:
スフィンクス
Notes:
  1. gikun (meaning as reading) or jukujikun (special kanji reading)

noun
lion dance, traditional dance performed by one or more dancers wearing a guardian lion costume
Other readings:
獅子舞い【ししまい】

noun
street performance by itinerant entertainers featuring a tumbling act in which a child performer wears a carved lion's head

noun
traveling entertainer who wears a lion mask and does tumbling acts
See also:越後獅子
Other readings:
角兵衛獅子【かくべじし】

noun
(artistic portrait of a) lion
Other readings:
唐獅子【からじし】

noun
1.
kojishi, noh mask representing a young lion
2.
lion cub

noun
Leo Minor (constellation), the Small Lion(astronomy term)
All readings:
こじし座【こじしざ】
小獅子座【こじしざ】
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Example sentences(showing 8 results)

"I will let you pass safely," the Sphinx said, "if you can answer my riddle.

Suddenly, the Sphinx raised its head

Let sleeping dogs lie

The Sphinx began to walk around him

When he was about to pass, the Sphinx jumped in front of him

This terrible monster was the Sphinx

The Sphinx had eaten hundreds of people on their way to the city of Thebes, because they could not answer the riddle the cunning Sphinx had asked them

こんかい
今回
せい
成果
かれ
彼の
ふんじん
獅子奮迅
はた
働き
たまもの
賜物
Our latest results are the fruit of his furious efforts