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How to say Silence In Japanese?

KanjiHiraganaKatakana
沈黙ちんもくチンモク
Pronunciation: chinmoku
How to Say It Outloud: cheen-moh-koo
Usage: Standard term for silence, typically refers to a state of no sound.
Example Sentence Japanese:部屋の中は沈黙に包まれた。
Example Sentence English:The room was enveloped in silence.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
無言むごんムゴン
Pronunciation: mugon
How to Say It Outloud: moo-gohn
Usage: Refers to being wordless or not speaking.
Example Sentence Japanese:彼は無言で立っていた。
Example Sentence English:He stood in silence.
KanjiHiraganaKatakana
静けさしずけさシズケサ
Pronunciation: shizukesa
How to Say It Outloud: shee-zoo-keh-sa
Usage: Describes a state of stillness or tranquillity.
Example Sentence Japanese:森の中の静けさが美しい。
Example Sentence English:The stillness of the forest is beautiful.

Dictionary

沈黙ちんもくCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • silence; being silent; quiet; hush
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • reticence; inaction
無言むごんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • silence (not speaking); muteness
静寂せいじゃくCommon word
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
  • silence; stillness; quietness
静けさしずけさCommon word
Noun
  • stillness; silence; quiet; hush; calm; serenity
疎遠そえんCommon word
Noun
Na-adjective (keiyodoshi)
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • estrangement; alienation; neglecting to stay in contact
無音むおん
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • silence
Wikipedia definition
  • Silence
黙しじま
Noun
  • silence; stillness; quietness
音なしおとなし
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • silence; stillness; without sound
黙りだんまり
Noun
  • silence; keeping silent; taciturnity
Noun
  • giving no notice; giving no warning
Noun
  • wordless pantomime performed in the dark
森閑しんかん
'taru' adjective
Adverb taking the 'to' particle
  • silent; still; quiet; hushed
不言不語ふげんふご
Noun
  • silence
点点点てんてんてん
  • dot dot dot
不言ふげん
Noun
  • silence
不語ふご
Noun
  • silence
サイレンスサイレンス
Noun
  • silence
ちんもく
Noun
  • Silence (1966 novel by ShÅ«saku Endō)
箝口かんこう
Noun
Suru verb
  • keeping silent; silence
Noun
Suru verb
  • restraining (speech); gagging; muzzling
ご無沙汰ごぶさたCommon wordjlpt-n2jlpt-n1
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • not writing or contacting for a while; neglecting (failing) to write (call, visit, etc.); long silence
黙秘権もくひけん
Noun
  • right to keep silent; right to silence; right to remain silent
Wikipedia definition
  • Right to silence
黙り込むだまりこむ
Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Intransitive verb
  • to say no more; to sink into silence

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